Gary Arnold has been keeping Acadiana informed and laughing since 1975, and KLFY has recently announced his retirement.

Here's a look back at Gary's career through promos, show snippets, celebrity tributes and good luck wishes from his coworkers.

(SIDE NOTE: Chuck Huebner appears at 4:32 into the video.)

Congratulations, Gary, and thank you for your 42 years. Yes, it was a job, but to you, it was more of a community service. We appreciate you for keeping us updated, informed, entertained, enlightened, and befriended.

Enjoy your retirement!

(KLFY TV10)