An aspiring writer and radio producer out of Lubbock, Texas. Jacob graduated from South Plains College in 2014 with an AAS degree in Sound Technology and is set to graduate in 2019 with a Bachelor's in Media Communications from Full Sail University in Florida. Jacob anchors KFYO News on weekday mornings and contributes to KFYO.com.
Texas Gas Prices Drop for 3rd Consecutive Week
The gas prices in Texas have continued to decline despite summer usually being a time when gas prices go up. The statewide gas price average, as of Aug. 6, is $1.85.
Calls for Levelland Mayor Barbra Pinner’s Resignation Fall Short
A petition calling for the resignation of Levelland Mayor Barbra Pinner failed to garner enough signatures.
Texas Tech University Offering Free COVID-19 Testing to Students, Staff
Texas Tech University is not requiring a COVID-19 test, but they are offering one to students, faculty, and staff before classes resume in the fall.
Texas Tech University Hosting Annual Back to School Fiesta
Texas Tech's annual Back to School Fiesta will be a drive-thru event, and is scheduled to be held August 1st from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the school's campus.
Texans Can Still Participate in Annual Tax Free Weekend
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, some Texas traditions remain the same.
2 People Killed in 2-Vehicle Accident in South Lubbock
On Sunday, July 26th, Lubbock police responded to a fatal two-vehicle accident at an intersection in South Lubbock.
Memorial Fundraising Event Being Held for Abraham Vega
The memorial fundraiser for former Lynn County Sheriff Abraham Vega will be held August 23, at Cook’s Garage in Lubbock, to help raise money for Vega's family.
NAAG Says Problems Persist at Lubbock Medical Examiner’s Office
NAAG Pathology Labs accuses Lubbock County officials of using Lubbock County Medical Examiner's Office as "a political punching bag," in new letter.
2 Major Road Projects Scheduled to Begin in Lubbock
One road project will mill and pave a portion of the Marsha Sharp Freeway. The other project will improve the road conditions of several Lubbock neighborhoods.
The Opening of a New Lubbock COVID-19 Testing Site Is Delayed
A new drive-thru Coronavirus testing site, set to open at the Walgreens at 602 Avenue Q in Lubbock, has been delayed until August 1, 2020.