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 Tech Announces New Date For Graduation Ceremonies
Texas Tech University has announced that the May 2020 Commencement ceremonies will be held on May 23rd, but not in person.
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.
United Grocery Stores Announce New Guest Limit Policy
The United Family is placing a limit on the number of customers that can be in their stores at one time to 20 percent of a store’s normal occupancy rate.
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.
Lubbock ISD Approves Temporary Childcare for Covenant & UMC
Lubbock ISD has approved an agreement with Covenant Health and University Medical Center to provide temporary childcare for hospital employees.
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.