Mike Lacy was a print journalist for 37 years before joining the WLOX team. Most of his career he spent as a writer, editor and page designer at the Sun Herald newspaper. His work has been published regionally and nationally in such newspapers as the Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer and Miami Herald.
Mike has a master's degree in mass communications and also teaches journalism at Tulane University's Mississippi Coast campus.
In addition, Mike has been working in performing arts for 30 years and has been an acting teacher/coach for nearly a decade. He is also a writer, director and performer with several murder mystery dinner theater companies.
He is married to Carol Lacy, and they have a son, Blake.
The Pass Christian’s first Blessing of the Fleet in two years couldn’t have come at a better time. Shrimpers like Rosco Liebig are devastated. He’s been fishing for 14 years and he describes this year as “catastrophic.”
Legend has it that Juan de Cuevas fired the first shots against the British in 1814 prior to the Battle of New Orleans, but there’s more to the story of him and his wife, Marie Helene Ladner. Thanks to a restoration, their final resting place has been preserved for future generations.
A crack of the bat and hundreds of spectators screaming is what D’Iberville leaders wanted to hear when the Rusty Quave Sportsplex was opened in March 2018. It is the latest of sports complexes in Harrison County built to bring in big-time youth baseball tournaments.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation’s Highway 90 resurfacing plan began in Bay St. Louis last summer. Now, it is moving east into Biloxi. While the work is necessary, it’s also creating traffic issues.
Lamonte Brown likes to play basketball, but it’s not easy to shoot hoops when the hoop is shot. Enter Harrison County Sheriff’s deputies Joshua Macko and Joel Fitchie, who saw 9-year-old Lamonte sitting on the ground early this week looking sad.
The $400 million project that is pumping millions of cubic yards of sand is a joint effort between the Army Corps of Engineers and the National Park Service. It is connecting the 3.5-mile cut originally created by Hurricane Camille and widened by Hurricane Katrina.
In a specially called meeting on Thursday, the Gulfport City Council approved a change directive that lifts the temporary suspension of work and gives contractor Jay Bearden Construction guidelines on how to fix the problems.
There’s nothing like an enjoyable afternoon boating in South Mississippi, but anyone is just one mistake away from disaster, especially as water traffic gets heavier heading into the Memorial Day weekend.
On Wednesday, Handsboro Baptist Church had its sixth annual luncheon to honor Gulfport Police Officers. This year, the gesture was especially needed and welcomed after the shooting death of Biloxi Police Officer Robert McKeithen.