Mike Lacy

Mike Lacy


Biloxi, MS

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.

Recent Articles by Mike

  FBI investigating 2019 fatal officer-involved shooting in Moss Point, says local NAACP president

  DMR budget uncertainty concerns some boaters ahead of holiday weekend

  DMR closure creates problems for employees, fishermen

  Ocean Springs Fourth of July block party canceled; business reaction mixed

  Gulfport party gives Pride celebrants a reason to dance

  Jackson County NAACP president as happy as he’s been in decades over possible flag change

  Gulfport Summer Academy deals with bullying

  Mask mandates at two Biloxi casinos get mixed reaction

  Singing River, Ochsner sign partnership to share resources

  Coast man reflects on ‘life-changing’ protest 18 years ago on Gulfport beach

  Coast’s first full-time pathologist digging into backlog of death investigations

  Wade-in memorial service led by youth as old as those who first demonstrated

  Biloxi street becomes symbol for Black Lives Matter movement

  Harrison County supervisors takes first step to address state flag concerns

  Pandemic doesn’t stop 91st annual Blessing of the Fleet in Biloxi

  Land Trust property helps mitigate floodwaters for D’Iberville and beyond

  Concrete swales on Ocean Springs beach under scrutiny again by residents

  Businesses ready for Back to Business grant program

  Former Waveland Police Chief David Allen now AG cybercrime investigator

  Hancock Co. preparations for Cristobal underway, anxiety at low tide

  Pascagoula long-term care center has reason to celebrate

  Coast police chief and pastor address national conversation on police violence

  Gulf Islands Water Park opens to good crowds with safety in mind

  Alternative retirement ceremony an emotional moment for Gulfport naval officer

  Lake Mars dredging a welcomed sight for officials and residents

  Port director Jonathan Daniels emotional at first board meeting since announcing resignation

  Mosquito fogging begins; no worries about COVID-19 transmission through bites

  Popp’s Ferry Causeway Park getting attention from crowd-weary outdoor enthusiasts

  Tourism season shows signs of strength even amid pandemic concerns

  Governor’s workforce training initiative gets attention of Coast industrial base