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.
New Stimulus Checks Could Hit Bank Accounts in March 2021
The American Rescue Plan would provide $1,400 payments to single Americans making less than $75,000 and married couples making less than $150,000.
Governor Abbott Says No New Lockdowns During Lubbock Visit
Texas Governor Greg Abbott made the announcement Thursday, Nov. 19 while visiting Lubbock during a surge in COVID-19. He also gave news on a new therapy drug.
Man Crashes Truck Into a FOX 4 TV News Station in Downtown Dallas
Wednesday morning, a middle-aged white man crashed a silver truck multiple times into the glass windows of the FOX 4 TV news station in downtown Dallas. Fortunately, no one was injured, but Dallas police found a suspicious duffel bag at the scene.
Gas Prices in Texas Drop for the First Time Since March 2018
The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.76 per gallon, two cents less on average than last week, the week of May 28.
A Teenage Texan Boy Wins 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee
A teenage boy from Texas has won the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
School Counselor in Texas Indicted for Sexual Relationship With Student
An East Texas elementary school counselor has been indicted on two counts of improper relationship between a student and educator.
Four People Shot Outside Texas Roadhouse in San Antonio
On Sunday night, Feb. 18, a masked shooter fired on a group of people waiting outside a Texas restaurant, wounding one child and three adults.
Governor Greg Abbott Announces $1 Billion in New FEMA Funds
Governor Greg Abbott has announced that Texas can expect more than a billion new dollars in mitigation funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Texas Town Receives $10.44 Million in Plant Explosion Lawsuit Settlement
The city council in the town of West has accepted $10.44 million dollars to settle its claims against the defendants, which include makers and suppliers of ammonium nitrate, the explosive fertilizer involved in the blast.
Missing Texas Girls Found Safe, Police Apprehend 44-Year-Old Terry Allen Miles in Colorado
Terry Allen Miles was wanted for the abduction of a 14-year-old girl and a 7-year-old girl. They were declared missing Sunday, Dec. 31st after their mother was found dead.