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.
Teen Faces 6 Terrorizing Charges After Barrage of Bomb Threats in Opelousas, Louisiana
Police have allegedly found the culprit behind a series of bomb threats made against local schools.
5 Schools Receive Bomb Threat in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
Multiple threats have law enforcement spread thin in St. Landry Parish.
Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of High School in Opelousas, Louisiana
The St. Landry Sheriff's Department is on the scene after a threat was called into the school.
Crime Wave in Bogalusa, Louisiana Has Mayor Asking State for National Guard Assistance
Amid a rise in violent crime in the city, the mayor of Bogalusa is looking for state assistance.
Tornado Touches Down in Baytown, Texas in Storm Cell Headed for Lafayette
The line of strong storms is causing tornadoes and severe storms across the Gulf Coast.
Multiple News Outlets Fall for Fake Trans Outrage Over Aretha Franklin’s ‘A Natural Woman’
The Queen of Soul did not, in fact, promote "anti-trans stereotypes."
Railroad Street Shooting Victim Identified by Lafayette Police
While the victim has been identified, police are still investigating what happened Sunday morning.
Armed Robber in New Iberia Gets Away with Cash, Lottery Tickets
Law enforcement in Iberia Parish is requesting the public's help in identifying the unknown male.
Sunday Morning Shooting in Lafayette Leaves One Dead, Police Investigating
Lafayette Police are searching for a suspect and investigating the scene.
TripAdvisor Names New Orleans as the Country’s Best Food Destination in 2023
The Big Easy's food scene has a lot of other cities envious.
Billy Nungesser Calls on Louisiana GOP Chairman to Resign
Is he waging a one-man war against the state GOP?
Several Lafayette Names Rumored to Be Running for Legislature This Year
Several local seats are up for grabs, and there are plenty of names being discussed.
Report: Legislative Auditor Investigating Lafayette Consolidated Government
There is no confirmation as to what or who they are investigating.
The Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off Is Leaving Lafayette for Lake Charles in 2023
Lake Charles will host the Cook-Off for the first time.
4 Arrested After Deputies Intercept Package Containing Meth Bound for St. Martin Parish Jail
The package, left by two women at the Sheriff's office for working inmates, contained a lot of drugs.
New Orleans Woman Plants a Tree as a Memorial, City Government Digs It Up After Complaints
Despite getting permission from the city, a nearby neighborhood complained enough for it to be removed.
Two People Safely Evacuated After Kitchen Fire in Scott Apartment
Two people were evacuated safely, and only one unit sustained any damage.
Lafayette Mom Removed from Library Board Meeting Sparks Backlash
After a parent was highly critical of the board, sheriff's deputies were asked to remove her.
FBI Puts Missing Man With Louisiana Ties on Most Wanted List
The man is wanted for several high-profile fraud schemes.
Congressman Mike Johnson Endorses Jeff Landry for Louisiana Governor
Landry continues to pick up endorsements while his opposition is still taking shape.