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.
Plainview ISD to Cancel Online Learning For Failing Students
The Plainview ISD school board made the decision Thursday, Nov. 5 after board members showed that many online students were failing at least one class.
Lubbock Hospitals Struggle to Keep Up With COVID-19
Texas currently leads the nation in cases and deaths of COVID-19, and Lubbock is also struggling with a strong infection rate and hospitalizations.
Could Lubbock County Turn Blue in the 2020 Presidential Election?
While Texas and Lubbock have historically voted Republican, there’s evidence the 2020 Presidential Election could come down to the wire amid a record number of early votes.
Lubbock Man Shoots Wife, Then Commits Suicide
The Lubbock Police Department is still unraveling details of an attempted homicide while a mother of six fights for her life at a local hospital.
U.S. Marshals to Collect $50 Million Dollar Debt From Bart Reagor
A federal court has ruled that Bart Reagor must pay over $49 million dollars, with a 1.55% interest rate, to the Ford Motor Credit Company.
Icy Roads Cause Business Delays and School Closures in Lubbock
As of 8 a.m. in Lubbock County on Tuesday, Oct. 27th, it was 25 degrees outside with icy roads causing multiple delays and school closures.
Revisiting a 2017 Assault Case Leads to Lubbock Man’s Arrest
The case involves an Idalou Middle School student accusing a Lubbock man of assaulting him with a PVC pipe back in 2017.
Early Voting in the 2020 Election is Outpacing the 2016 Election
Texas currently leads the U.S. in early voter turnout in the 2020 General Election, and early votes look to eclipse early voting totals of the 2016 election.
Alamo Drafthouse Temporarily Closes, Cinemark & Premiere to Remain Open in Lubbock
The Alamo Drafthouse location in Lubbock is closing temporarily to 'conserve our resources during COVID.'
Lubbock Unemployment Increases for First Time Since April 2020
Despite a month-to-month downward trend, The Lubbock unemployment rate rose from 5.2% in August to 6.1% in September. The Texas unemployment rate also rose to 8.3%.