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

  Forest Heights residents angry over land clearing along Turkey Creek in Gulfport

  Biloxi man launches online business at the age of 87

  St. James Fall Festival more than just a fundraising event

  Community remembers Ocean Springs businessman, wife after fatal crash

  Cruisin’ the Coast fits Ocean Springs like a charm

  Training helps Pascagoula police officers save lives of those in distress

  Cruisin’ campers arrive early and find their favorite viewing spots

  View the Cruise doubles the fun with extra day of cars

  Gulfport organization takes students out of the class and into nature

  Business owners, residents along Courthouse Road: ‘Here we go again’

  Judge denies summary judgment to excuse SRHS over alleged misdiagnosis

  South Mississippi Strong: Volunteers make the Cruisin’ ride much smoother

  Family, friends still in shock after death of deputy Glenn Roe

  Cruisin’ the Coast gets cranking with Packing Party

Opening date officially announced for Mississippi Aquarium

Pineville Elementary recognized as National Blue Ribbon School

  Coast fishermen, seafood related businesses welcome disaster declaration

  Civil Rights icon Andrew Young visits Coast for charity event

  Mississippi Songwriters Festival good for all ages and styles

  Biloxi administration pushing for exterior repairs to City Hall

  Gautier residents sound off over sewage spill in Bayou LaMotte

  Agriculture commissioner Gipson announces plans for trade and commerce office on Coast

  USO’s Red, White & You festival celebrates Coast’s military families

  Inkin’ the Coast the place for pros at tattoos and novices as well

  Gulfport Police to begin Homeless to Housing Hub surveys

  Proposed district creates two-way conversation about developments around Seabee base

  Coast Guard opens Polar Security Cutter office at VT Halter Marine

  Families, caregivers on front lines of opioid crisis hope federal money will help

  Some fishermen consuming their catch despite water contact warnings

  Restaurant owner, heart patient encourages others to be heart aware