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.
Fast Food Is a Flavor All Its Own, According to the Internet
This may be the most interesting conversation about fast food you'll read.
St. Landry District Attorney Asks Court to Remove Opelousas Councilman from Seat
The petition comes after the councilman's run-off opponent claimed he no longer lived in the district.
Lafayette High Announces Northside’s Julia Williams Will Take Over as Principal
Dr. Williams will leave Northside after eight years as its principal.
Former Opelousas Senator, Attorney Arrested for Driving Under the Influence After Crash
State troopers confirmed the arrest and summons to court on multiple charges.
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser Sets the Date He’ll Announce His 2023 Plans
Long expected to make a run for governor in 2023, Nungesser has announced the date we can expect his decision.
Joe Biden Pardons Turkeys Named Chocolate and Chip for Thanksgiving
The two turkeys are the latest in a long line of birds pardoned by U.S. presidents.
Lafayette Victim Identified in Sunday Night’s Fatal Crash
Another victim is still in the hospital, listed in critical condition.
Multi-Vehicle Accident in Lafayette Leaves One Dead, Two Hospitalized
Police had to shut down a portion of Foreman Drive while investigating the crash.
Donald Trump Has Been Reinstated to Twitter by Elon Musk, but Will He Come Back?
After running a poll on his personal Twitter account, Musk unlocks Trump's account. But will the former President return to the site?
UL Icon and Former First Gentleman, Raymond Blanco, Dies at 87
The former First Gentleman of Louisiana is remembered for his service at the University of Louisiana and his support of his wife's political career.
Arnaudville Woman Life Tragically Taken in Four-Car Crash
One driver as been arrested for vehicular homicide and impaired driving.
Livingston Parish Teacher Arrested for Giving Vape Pen to Student, Sending Inappropriate Texts
The teacher was arrested on campus after an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behavior.
Sen. Bill Cassidy Won’t Run for Governor of Louisiana in 2023
The decision comes after months of speculation and meetings with donors and supporters.
Remembering 8 Retro Recipe Ingredients Every Louisiana Family Used
You don't see them in modern recipes, but they used to be the go-to ingredients for everyone's grandmother.
Lafayette Police Bust Alabama Man with $47,000 Worth of Cough Syrup
The cough syrup, which the FDA has been restricting in recent years, has long used for its narcotic effects.
Lafayette Parish Had 13 A-Rated Schools, No F’s in 2022 According to Department of Education
Several Lafayette Parish schools earned top marks for the 2022 school year, and there were no failing grades on the parish's report card.
Neighbor Helps 94-Year-Old Woman Survives Major House Fire in Lafayette
A bad situation could have been a lot worse if not for a neighbor heading to work early Tuesday morning.
Scott, Carencro Fire Chiefs Place Bet on High School Football Playoff
A high school football rematch leads to a friendly wager between two fire chiefs.
Sen. Bill Cassidy Could Announce Run for Louisiana Governor This Week
Cassidy has said he has made a decision about the 2023 race and will announce it.
Lafayette Police Officer Says She Was Punished for Refusing Sex with Supervisor
In a new lawsuit, the victim claims she was punished for her refusal to sleep with a superior.