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.
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?
Senator Stumping to Stop the Clock on Daylight Saving Time
A senator is keeping the Sunshine Protection Act in the forefront to stop the clock changes so Louisiana and the country can stick to Daylight Saving Time.
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.
Louisiana School Board to Vote on 4-Day Week for 2024-25 School Year
The Jeff Davis Parish School Board could vote on whether to join 10 other Louisiana school districts in Louisiana in implementing a 4-day hybrid school week.
PBS’s “Antiques Roadshow” Unveils Louisiana’s Hidden Gems During Current Season
The PBS series "Antiques Roadshow" visits Louisiana and appraises items from across the Bayou State. Will they discover hidden gems or just junk?
CBS News Confirms How Grim 2024 Louisiana Crawfish Season Really Is for Businesses
The grim 2024 crawfish season in south Louisiana has garnered the attention of CBS news. Businesses in and around Lafayette showed the network just how bad it is.
Anonymous Tip Leads to Arrest of Louisiana Suspect Accused of Beating Wheelchair-Bound Wife
An anonymous tip to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Department led to the arrest of a Louisiana man suspected of abusing his wheelchair-bound wife.
Louisiana Battling Skimmer Theft Surge, Law Enforcement Makes Arrests
Louisiana law enforcement officials are working to stop the surge in card skimmer thefts. Sheriff's deputies have made arrests.