Jacob Coats is back for his second tour of duty with KFYO News. This time around he is KFYO's morning news anchor. Jacob is married and a graduate of both Lubbock High School and South Plains College. He previously worked for KFYO as a news anchor and show producer from December 2016 - January 2019.
Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash Wednesday Evening in Lamb County
One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash in Lamb County on Wednesday, October 20th.
Texas Tech University System Receives Funding, Health Sciences Center Expanding
The Texas Tech University System is receiving nearly $300 million in state funding, the TTU Health Sciences Center is expanding, and a new regional dean for the TTUHSC has been named.
Plan to Close Dupre Elementary School Unveiled to Parents and Staff
Earlier this week, Lubbock ISD staff and parents of students were notified of a proposal to close Dupre Elementary School by the end of the school year.
New City Manager Appointed for City of Wolfforth
On Monday, October 18th, the Wolfforth City Council appointed Randy Criswell to be the City Manager.
Several House Fires Occurred Over the Weekend, One Death Reported
A death of one person and their pet was reported amongst several house fires over the weekend across Lubbock.
Early Voting Begins Monday, October 18th, 2021
Early Voting begins Monday, October 18th, ahead of the November 2nd Special Election for the City of Lubbock’s 2021 Street Bond Election.
Authorities Asking for Help in Identifying Midland/Lubbock Lowe’s Theft Suspects
The Midland Police Department are asking for the public's help in identifying two men accused of theft.
Argument Leads to Shooting, Lands One in the Hospital and Another in Jail
A shooting over the weekend in South Lubbock put one in the hospital and another in custody.
Over the Weekend, Multiple Stabbing and Shooting Incidents Across Lubbock
The Lubbock Police Department and the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office were called to multiple shootings and stabbings over the weekend in the Lubbock area.
Various Construction Projects Begin on October 11th in Lubbock and Gaines County
A few construction projects are beginning on Monday, October 11th in Lubbock as well as West Texas.
A Dozen Lubbock Cocaine Traffickers Sentenced to Combined 106 Years in Prison
A dozen Lubbock cocaine traffickers were sentenced to a combined 106 years in federal prison.
Lubbock Police Investigating September Vehicle Burglary After Death of One Involved
Lubbock Police are investigating a September vehicle burglary after the death of an individual involved.