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.
Is This The Place To Start A New Business? Lafayette Ranks 15th In The U.S. For New Businesses Per Capita
Despite COVID-19 and economic struggles, Lafayette is one of the top places in the country for new businesses.
Second Online Threat Against Lafayette High Has LPSS and Lafayette Police On Alert
The same day as one threat locks down the school, a second threat comes has LPSS and LPD on high alert.
California High School’s Football Season Canceled After “Slave Auction” Video Surfaces
The district condemned the video, attributing it to "systemic racism."
Crowley Rep. John Stefanski Announces 2023 Bid For Attorney General
An early official announcement to kick off the 2023 election cycle.
WATCH: Tempers Erupt As Massive Cheating Scandal Uncovered At Lake Erie Walleye Tournament
The fishing world was absolutely rocked by the scandal.
Lafayette Mayor-President Guillory Withdraws Controversial Budget Veto
The administration appears to want to avoid a showdown with the city and parish councils.
Who Is The Richest Person In Louisiana? Forbes Lists Nation’s 400 Wealthiest
Elon Musk tops the list, but who represents Louisiana on the list?
Lafayette Councils Set Joint Meeting To Override Guillory’s Veto
The latest in the battle between Lafayette's legislative and executive branches.
Eunice Man Arrested For Second Degree Murder In Fentanyl Overdose
Law enforcement made the arrest Wednesday morning.
New Orleans Carjacking Victim Calls Out DA For Not Calling Witnesses, Letting Criminal Go Free
The victim, a doctor, is upset a teen who stuck a gun in his face and stole his car got off.
Could Louisiana Gas Prices Rise Again Because Of Hurricane Ian?
Gas prices have been ticking down, but could Hurricane Ian impact that?
Hurricane Ian Rips Through Cuba, Strengthens As It Heads To Florida
The damage in Cuba is bad, but the storm could be catastrophic in Florida.
Lafayette Representative Stuart Bishop Enters Rehab For Alcoholism
Bishop, who is in his third term in the House, will head to rehab for 30 days.
Tropical Storm Ian Shifts Westward, Currently No Threat To Louisiana
The storm is now expected to be bigger and stronger when it makes landfall, however.
Tropics Update: Two Named Storms, One Gulf Storm Possible Soon
A storm approaching the Gulf could have south Louisiana implications.
Guillory Now Facing Lawsuit Over New Public Records Costs
The lawsuit comes after controversial comments made on the radio last week.
Local Elementary School Named National Blue Ribbon School
The school received top honors after extraordinary growth in 2022.
AOC Tears Into Higgins After Committee Meeting Shouting Match
A shouting match over the oil and gas industry leads to a scolding.
Tropical Storm Fiona: Where It’s At And Where It’s Headed
Weather conditions could force the storm to turn, but where?
How Much Has Inflation Driven Up The Cost Of Gumbo?
Inflation has impacted everything from flour and rice to chicken and seafood. But by how much?