Tracy Wirtz has been a fixture in the Lafayette media landscape for more than 30 years. Her career began in radio, she transitioned to television for about two decades, and returned to her radio roots in 2023. A lifelong resident of south Louisiana, she enjoys writing about Cajun culture and what makes the area unique and interesting. Tracy is also proud to be part of a great team that keeps our beloved Acadiana informed and connected.
ATM Thieves Strike Again: Crime Spree Spreads Across South Louisiana
Thieves who are stealing ATM machines are continuing their crime spree across south Louisiana. The latest is reported in the small Acadia Parish town of Iota.
Fire Wreaks Havoc on Louisiana, Texas Sparked by Windy, Dry Conditions
The Louisiana State Fire Marshal cautions residents not to burn in open, outdoor areas. Wind and drought continue to spark fires from Texas to south Louisiana.
WATCH: Louisiana’s “Little Cajun Saint” Finally Arrives at the Vatican
The journey to sainthood for Louisiana's Charlene Richard, the "Little Cajun Saint," began in 1959. Her cause for canonization is now at the Vatican.
Tickets Going Fast to See Passion of the Christ Star Jim Caviezel in Lafayette
A Lafayette, Louisiana Catholic group is hosting an event featuring Passion of the Christ and Sound of Freedom star Jim Caviezel in April. Tickets are going fast.
SLEMCO Responds to Customer Frustration over Inflated Bills
SLEMCO customers in Louisiana are frustrated over the significant jump in recent electric bills. The company has responded with a message from its employees.
Customers Insulted by AT&T’s “Make It Right” Credit Following Massive Outage
AT&T will "make it right" after a glitch caused customers to lose service, but customer in Louisiana and across the nation are insulted.
Louisiana Gang Member Accused of Murder Headed to Prison After Shooting at Rival
A Louisiana man with gang ties is headed to prison on illegal weapons charges for shooting at a rival who attended his hearing on second degree murder charges.
12 Places in Louisiana You Cannot Legally to Carry a Concealed Firearm
Constitutional carry or carrying a concealed gun without a permit may soon be legal in Louisiana, but there are 12 places you cannot legally carry.
By Popular Demand, Miles Perret Survivor Walk Returns to Lafayette
The Miles Perret survivor walk was put on hold during COVID, but is returning to Lafayette, Louisiana, this Spring by popular demand.
How to Deal with a Mosquito Hawk Infestation in Louisiana
Mosquito hawks are everywhere, but do you have an infestation? Here are two ways to find that out and what to do about it.
Thousands of Louisiana Drivers Licenses Are Suspended: Are You One of Them?
You get a letter in the mail telling you that your Louisiana driver's license is suspended. It's happened to thousands of drivers in the state. Are you one?
WATCH: Ted Nugent Drums Up Support for Louisiana Concealed Carry Changes
Ted Nugent is drumming up support for Louisiana's proposed bill that would allow people to carry a concealed weapon without a permit. He sent out a text message.