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.
Outraged Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser Suggests Supporters Call Louisiana GOP After Landry Endorsement
Nungesser's response to the leaked Louisiana GOP endorsement has been intense.
LPSO Arrests Suspect in Lafayette Homicide Over the Weekend
Detectives are working to confirm the identity of the suspect at this time.
Lafayette High School in Search of New Principal After Sudden Resignation
LPSS has not announced a temporary replacement, but a job posting is available online.
Jeff Landry Secures Major Endorsement from State GOP
The endorsement is a big boost for Landry, but other GOP rivals have blasted such moves.
Passerby’s Quick Thinking Saves Lives in Residential Fire in Scott
A charcoal grill leads to a house fire, but it was someone passing the home who helped save lives Friday night.
67-Year Old Lafayette Bicyclist Dead After Friday Night Crash
A fatal crash left a bicyclist dead late Friday night.
Ville Platte Man Killed in Crash After Fleeing Traffic Stop
The driver refused to stop and sped away.
Lafayette’s First Female Police Chief Is Now Officially on the Job
Judith Estorge has big plans for the Lafayette Police Department.
Three-Day Work Week With Full-Time Hours? One Boss Says It Works
A Chick-Fil-A is giving workers the option of working much shorter weeks, and apparently, it's really popular.
Louisiana State Police Commissioner Exits Amid Corruption Claims
She was recently suspended from the New Orleans Police Department.
Lafayette Middle Student Arrested After Verbal Bomb Threats
The Lafayette Middle student is the fifth to be arrested for terrorizing this year.
Nearly $400,000 in Stolen Oilfield Equipment Recovered in Lafayette
What started out as a stolen truck turned into a major equipment theft operation.
How Many of These ‘Uniquely’ Louisiana Foods Have You Tried?
Everybody knows about gumbo, but what about these foods and dishes?
Northside Student Arrested for Threat That Forced School Evacuation
This is the fourth LPSS student to be arrested for terrorizing this year.
Arnaudville Man Attempts to Shoot Neighbor’s Dog, Hits Neighbor Instead
The victim was struck in the leg, but not critically injured.
Rep. Clay Higgins Faces Blowback For Now-Deleted Tweet About Nancy Pelosi’s Husband
The Congressman has been in the spotlight for his social media posts before.
USPS Shuts Down Evangeline Post Office – Here’s Where to Go Instead
While repairs are being made, post office box mail is being redirected, and retail services will be provided at a nearby location.
Two Abbeville Men Wanted for Attempted Murder After Monday Shooting
Abbeville Police are looking for two men believed to be behind a Monday night shooting.
Northside High Cleared After Social Media Threat Forces Students to Evacuate
Law enforcement are on the scene and investigating.
Arrest Made in Fatal Hit-and-Run That Left Pedestrian Dead
The incident, which occurred last week, happened on W. Congress.