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.
Lubbock Teen Arrested for Robbing a Valero Gas Station
Lubbock police arrested one person Tuesday night, April 7th, 2020, for his involvement in a local robbery.
Lubbock Police Officer Injured in an Accident With a Citibus
Officer Myers was driving southbound on Avenue E. when he collided with a Citibus traveling east on Broadway.
Lubbock To Receive $1.8 Million In Federal Aid Against COVID-19
In addition to the grant funding, HUD has outlined a set of mortgage payment relief options for single family homeowners suffering from the Coronavirus pandemic.
Costco Imposing New Closing Hours and Limiting Number of Shoppers
Costco is implementing new store hours and policies that determine how many customers can shop at one time.
UMC Bans Hospital Visitors With a Few Exceptions
University Medical Center is no longer allowing visitors for their hospital patients in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Texas Tech University Cancels May 2020 Commencement Ceremonies
TTU President Lawrence Schovanec has announced that the spring commencement ceremonies scheduled for May 15th and 16th could be replaced by virtual ceremonies.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces Closure of Restaurants & Bars
On Thursday, March 19th, 2020, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order that immediately limits social gatherings to 10 people or less for at least 2 weeks.
University Medical Center Offers Drive-Thru Screening for COVID-19
University Medical Center is offering drive-thru screenings on Friday, March 20th, for those who have potential symptoms of the Coronavirus.
Lubbock Police Investigate Drive-By Shooting at 34th & Slide
Lubbock police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred Thursday morning, March 12th, 2020.
Lubbock Police Arrest Man for Shooting & Killing Girlfriend
One person is in custody after a deadly shooting Wednesday night in Lubbock.
Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Texas Tech University Announces Class Cancellations
Classes at Texas Tech University in Lubbock will be cancelled from March 23rd to March 27th.Beginning March 30th, classes will resume via online instruction.
2 Men Indicted for Burglarizing Home of Lubbock Sheriff’s Lieutenant
Two men have been indicted for a string of burglaries that include breaking into the home of a Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office lieutenant.