Jacob Estrada worked as a KFYO News Anchor & Show Producer from 2013-2015 & 2017-2021
Your Stimulus Check Won’t Be Coming in Time for Christmas
Congress is nearing an agreement on the details of a new economic stimulus package that should include direct payments of $600 per person, but don't expect them until 2021.
Texas Gas Prices Drop for 3rd Consecutive Week
The gas prices in Texas have continued to decline despite summer usually being a time when gas prices go up. The statewide gas price average, as of Aug. 6, is $1.85.
COVID-19 Testing Site at Walmart Changes Hours of Operation
The Coronavirus drive-thru testing site at the Walmart at 114th and Quaker is now be open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Zip Codes Determine When You Should File For Unemployment in TX
The Texas Workforce Commission has devised a way to alleviate the pressure on their phone systems while they try to manage record unemployment filings.
New Bill Mandates Companies Provide 12 Weeks of Emergency Leave
A new law allows those working for companies with fewer than 500 employees to take up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave under certain conditions.
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.
Governor Abbott Discusses Expanding Lubbock’s TWITR Mental Health Program
During a round table discussion, Texas Governor Greg Abbott discussed the possible state-wide expansion of a mental health treatment program founded in Lubbock.