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

  Back Bay Mission starts brick campaign to help pay for services

  Salvation Army prepares for virtual Kettle Campaign this holiday

  Bay St. Louis ups city wages to attract, keep top talent

  Saenger Theatre exterior renovations could be finished by December

  Gulfport resident Marcella Goul turns 102 and still going strong

  Rain doesn’t stop Diamondhead Arts and Crafts Fair

  Mississippi Power prepared with supplies and food for working crews

  Memorial Hospital well prepared for 24-hour lockdown because of Hurricane Sally

  South Mississippians stocking up ahead of Tropical Storm Sally

  Coast residents keeping the faith that masks will stop spread of COVID-19

  Benefit golf tournament memorializes 9/11 while supporting veterans

  Second round of vetting begins for Restoration Fund projects

  Hancock County School District adjusting to Wednesday distance learning

  Davis Bayou campground open at 100 percent capacity, but reaction slow

  Gulfport city leaders hope to find common ground on road connector project

  Gulfport connector road moving forward but also getting pushback

  IMMS has its own niche in showcasing Gulf marine life

  St. Vincent de Paul Society hopes to provide physical and spiritual healing

  Katrina Memorial Blood Drive draws people who want to give back, pay forward

  First National Day of Freedom and Justice rally draws united crowd to Gulfport

  USM professor says business success is about humanity as much as it is about product

  Law enforcement training academy in Harrison Co. won’t have outdoor shooting range

  Boys & Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast virtual hubs showing promise

  Hurricane Camille’s memorial site might be moving

  Residents say new state flag designs a step in the right direction

  North Gulfport Middle School parents making the best of quarantine

  Big ship part of big mission for Port of Gulfport as Strategic Seaport

  Coast brewmaster plans to open new brewery in Biloxi

  Bar keepers bring protest of executive order to Biloxi Mayor Gilich

  Biloxi man’s death proves COVID-19 not the only microscopic cause for concern