Joe Cunningham is a Senior Editor at RedState.com and occasional contributor to TheHayride.com. He hails from Natchitoches, Louisiana, where he grew up and attended college, earning a degree in broadcast journalism and sociology. He worked in radio at KNOC 1450 in Natchitoches before moving to Lafayette with his family. He worked as a sports and lifestyles editor in Abbeville before teaching in Lafayette Parish. Married with two daughters, Joe is as much a cooking fanatic as he is a political junkie, sharing both his takes on the news of the day and the recipes he's cooking on his own daily newsletter.
Tickets to See Stevie Nicks in New Orleans, Louisiana Go On Sale This Week
The haunting vocals behind some of rock's greatest hits is coming to Louisiana in 2024.
The 8 Essential Fall Foods of South Louisiana
As the temperatures cool and the leaves begin to change, the culinary traditions of Louisiana's Cajun country come alive with a burst of autumn-inspired dishes.
Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Issues Scam Warning
Some Lafayette residents are getting phone calls telling from someone claiming to be from local law enforcement, and it's come to the attention of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office.
FBI Opens Civil Rights Investigation into Baton Rouge Police Department Over ‘Brave Cave’ Scandal
The investigation comes amid a growing number of disturbing headlines and lawsuits against the department over the treatment of detainees, including strip-searching a grandmother.
The Most Expensive Property in the State Is This Beautiful 66 Acres in Lake Charles, Louisiana
There is a lot of great property in the state of Louisiana for sale - provided you can afford it.
Hazmat Situation in Lafayette, Louisiana Being Monitored Overnight
The hazmat technicians have stabilized a chemical solution that was producing orange smoke at a Lafayette business Thursday afternoon.
The Top 8 Mexican Restaurants in Lafayette, According to Yelp
Lafayette's affection for Mexican fare goes beyond mere culinary appreciation. We are downright obsessed.
Orange Smoke, Chemical Reaction Get Hazmat Team Called to Lafayette, Louisiana Business
The Lafayette Fire Department Hazmat Team is currently investigating a hazardous materials issue on Cameron Street in Lafayette.
Man Wanted for Child Rape Fakes His Death in Louisiana, Gets Arrested in Georgia
A man wanted for the statutory rape of a child in North Carolina faked his own death in a "kayaking accident" in Louisiana before being arrested in Georgia.
Northside High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat Posted on Social Media
The school, located on the north side of Lafayette, was evacuated Thursday morning while law enforcement searched the campus.
New Poll Shows 1/3 of Lafayette Voters Are Undecided for Mayor-President
Mayor-President Josh Guillory blasted the poll results on social media, tying the firm behind the poll to one of his opponents.
Authorities Fighting Wildfire North of Erath, Louisiana – 3 Men Arrested
The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office is working with local emergency responders to put out a fire that has gotten out of control in Erath.
Cracker Barrel to Launch New Loyalty Program Based on Fan-Favorite Game
As if we needed another reason to go get some biscuits and cornbread (but mostly the biscuits, right?).
DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office Closes After Fentanyl Exposure Hospitalizes Employees
The building was evacuated as a precaution and a state police hazmat team arrived at the scene.
The Most Expensive Property in Washington, Louisiana Is Basically a Small Village
For $4,950,000, are you interested in moving your whole family to this stylish little village?
Quiet Gulf Leaves Louisiana Hurricane-Free for Foreseeable Future
There are two systems to keep an eye on, but neither poses a threat to the Gulf at this time.
How to Get Rid of Those Stubborn Red Stains in Your Tupperware
Those red stains in your plastic storage containers are an absolute menace to get rid of. You scrub and scrub and they never seem to go away.
Popular Lafayette, Louisiana Specialty Shop, Pepin’s, Announces Closure
A year after announcing the specialty Cajun grocery was up for sale, the popular Pepin's on Ridge Road in Lafayette has announced it is closing for good.
Pineville, Louisiana Artist Goes Viral for His ‘Starry Waffles’ Painting
Louisiana-based artist Matt Dawson has created several great pieces, but his take on Waffle House has exploded online.
Third Suspect, a 19-Year-Old, Arrested in Lafayette, Louisiana Drive-By Shooting
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office has made a third arrest in a drive-by shooting that occurred on Monday afternoon.