Connor Abernathie is a sixth generation Texan and a graduate of Lubbock High School. Connor produces KFYO Mornings with Dave King & Matt Martin, plus high school sports on KFYO, SportsRadio 1340 The Fan and Awesome 98. Connor is an amateur animator and video game enthusiast.
Hub City BBQ Cookoff Event in Lubbock October 14th
Amy Marquez with the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce joined Dave and Tom to talk about the 2021 Hub City Barbecue event in Lubbock.
Texas Is the 4th Hardest-Working State in America in 2020
The list places North Dakota in position 1, Alaska in position 2, Wyoming in 3, and puts Texas at 4. Then, on the other end, West Virginia is in position 50, New Mexico at 49, and Rhode Island at 48.
You Can Become a Texas Tech ImpersonRaider with Cutouts at Home Games
Texas Tech is offering a service called ImpersonRaiders that allows fans to upload a photo that will be placed in Jones AT&T Stadium as a cutout.
Steve Massengale Talks Brick Streets and Siren Systems
"I think what we approved and what will come back before us maintains a good balance of respecting the history of our downtown, but at the same time being able to provide streets that are drivable and that are going to be cost effective to maintain in the future," Massengale said.
Dr. Rollo Talks Virtual Classrooms, Social Distancing, and More
Masks will be required for kids in 4th grade and above, and all adults will be required to wear masks. Face shields will not be required, but will be provided for teachers who might be teaching higher risk kids. P.E. classes will still take place, and Lubbock ISD schools have bought sanitizing materials in preparation. Only 1 kid will be allowed to use a piece of equipment at a time, and the equipment will be sanitized afterwards.
2020’s Best & Worst States for Health Care in the U.S.
The list places states like Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Rhode Island in the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd positions for health care, and states like Georgia, Louisiana, and Alabama find themselves at the end of the list in the 51st, 50th, and 49th spots.
Sheriff Kelly Rowe Talks Jails, County Budget and Homicides [Interview]
Sheriff Rowe was discussed how the jails are working with the current COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. States with the Fewest Coronavirus Restrictions
This list was updated on July 20th, and several states have moved around on the list since the previous report on July 7th. New York has moved up 16 positions from 45 to 29, Maine has moved up 13 positions from 45 to 32, and Pennsylvania has moved down 21 positions from 28 to 49.
2020’s Most & Least Educated U.S. Cities
Texas finds its cities on the list several times, including Austin-Round Rock Texas at position 9. After Austin, Dallas comes in at position 72, and then several more Texas cities as the list continues.
Mayor Pope Discusses Reopening Lubbock & The Governor’s Plan
"People are starting to get back in the habit of going out, and I think that's good. It's not a lightswitch kind of thing. I don't think we thought it would be, and I think we know it was not. You know, it's more of a gradual rebuild," Pope said.
Test Drive of the 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye Widebody
"This car makes no sense. Nobody needs 797 horses. It scares the hell out of you everytime you drive it if you get on it too hard, but at the same time, there's people out there this car will really appeal to," Jerry said.
Eddie McBride on the Upcoming Lubbock Business Expo
"It's usually the largest business trade show on the south plains," said McBride.