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.
How Saltwater Intrusion in Louisiana Could Affect Home Appliances
Louisiana is facing an unprecedented amount of saltwater intrusion into freshwater systems, leaving folks worried about its impact on their homes in the impacted area.
The Top 8 Mexican Restaurants in Lafayette, According to Yelp
Lafayette's affection for Mexican fare goes beyond mere culinary appreciation. We are downright obsessed.
FBI Opens Civil Rights Investigation into Baton Rouge Police Department Over ‘Brave Cave’ Scandal
The investigation comes amid a growing number of disturbing headlines and lawsuits against the department over the treatment of detainees, including strip-searching a grandmother.
Cracker Barrel to Launch New Loyalty Program Based on Fan-Favorite Game
As if we needed another reason to go get some biscuits and cornbread (but mostly the biscuits, right?).
The Most Expensive Property in Washington, Louisiana Is Basically a Small Village
For $4,950,000, are you interested in moving your whole family to this stylish little village?
Man Wanted for Child Rape Fakes His Death in Louisiana, Gets Arrested in Georgia
A man wanted for the statutory rape of a child in North Carolina faked his own death in a "kayaking accident" in Louisiana before being arrested in Georgia.
Hazmat Situation in Lafayette, Louisiana Being Monitored Overnight
The hazmat technicians have stabilized a chemical solution that was producing orange smoke at a Lafayette business Thursday afternoon.
The Most Expensive Property in the State Is This Beautiful 66 Acres in Lake Charles, Louisiana
There is a lot of great property in the state of Louisiana for sale - provided you can afford it.
DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office Closes After Fentanyl Exposure Hospitalizes Employees
The building was evacuated as a precaution and a state police hazmat team arrived at the scene.
Pineville, Louisiana Artist Goes Viral for His ‘Starry Waffles’ Painting
Louisiana-based artist Matt Dawson has created several great pieces, but his take on Waffle House has exploded online.
Louisiana State Officials Say Arson Caused 1,200-Acre Vernon Parish Fire
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry said the massive Vernon Parish fire was caused by an arsonist, and they are seeking help identifying the culprit.
Do You Have to Roll Down Your Window if You’re Pulled Over in Louisiana?
What's the proper etiquette if you get pulled over in Louisiana? Here's what you need to know.