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.
23 Texas Bills That Were Signed Into Law Go Into Effect on January 1st, 2022
On January 1st, 2022, a total of 23 new bills signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott went into effect.
Pres. Trump, Senator Ted Cruz & More React to Santa Fe High School Shooting
Ten people were killed in a Santa Fe, Texas high school shooting that occurred Friday, May 18. Several politicians released comments concerning the shooting.
Texas Tech Faculty Were Aboard the Flight That Made Emergency Landing After Engine Explosion
Faculty members of the Texas Tech College of Education were on the Southwest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing Tuesday morning due to engine failure.
University Medical Center Becomes First Magnet Hospital in West Texas
University Medical Center has become the first Magnet hospital in West Texas.
Child Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested 17 Years After Allegations Were Made
An Abilene man accused of sexually assaulting a child in 2001 was recently arrested in 2018.
Abilene Man Sentenced to 1 Month in Jail, 10 Years of Probation for Child Pornography
An Abilene man has been sentenced to one month in jail and 10 years of probation after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.
Former Texas High School Teacher Sentenced to Over 15 Years for Enticement of a Minor
Forty-eight-year-old Shonna Lynn Calaway was sentenced to over 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to enticement of a minor.