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.
San Fransisco Police Release BodyCam Footage from the Attack on Paul Pelosi
The video shows Pelosi answering his door for police right before the brutal attack occurred.
New Report Digs Into New Orleans, Louisiana Designation as the Nation’s ‘Murder Capital’
The Big Easy is in big trouble, if these troubling statistics are to be believed.
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."
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.
St. Martin Parish Superintendent Announces Retirement After Four Years
After more than 30 years in education, he says he is ready to move on.
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.
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.
Lafayette High School Back in Class, Student Arrested After Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation
Law enforcement are on the scene and investigating the school after a possible threat was discovered.
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.
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.
Youngsville Police Respond to Body Found on East Milton Avenue
The cause of death has yet to be determined.