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.
Man in ‘Surgical Mask’ Robs Bank in New Iberia, Police Seeking Public Assistance
Police are asking that if anyone knows the identity of the suspects to please contact the New Iberia PD. Anyone with information can call (337) 369-2306.
Fatal Crash on E Broussard Forces Road Closure, Lafayette Police on Scene
More information will be available as the Lafayette Police Department continues its investigation into the crash.
Maine Woman Caught Smuggling Fentanyl Inside Her Body, Enough to Kill 24,000 People
Police pulled over a vehicle on Sunday and found drug paraphernalia, but no drugs. That is, until the K-9 drug dogs detected drugs around her groin area...
Memorial Day Ceremonies Being Held at Louisiana’s 5 Veterans Cemeteries
The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting ceremonies across the state in recognition of Memorial Day and those who served the country.
Man Arrested for Setting Car on Fire Next to a Home in Scott, Louisiana
The suspect is accused of setting fire to a car next to a manufactured home in Scott, Louisiana.
NOAA Predicts ‘Near-Normal’ Hurricane Season for Louisiana, Gulf Coast
NOAA has 70 percent confidence in its 2023 hurricane season forecast.
Lafayette Daycare Worker Arrested, Accused of Slamming Child on the Ground
Parents of a child at a Lafayette daycare center filed a report alleging she physically abused their child.
Texas A&M Football Dragged on Social Media for Announcing Maroon Out Game Against Mississippi State
Many of them point out that there's a reason Texas A&M Aggie jokes exist.
Former STM Teacher Arraigned in Lafayette, Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to Child Pornography Related Charge
De La Paz was indicted last week on a charge of attempted production of child pornography related to a leaked video on social media in late April.
‘Go Topless Jeep Weekend’ Trashes Galveston Beach, Ends With Hundreds Arrested
The unofficial festival always leaves behind a lot of trash, and this year, hundreds were arrested as the party got out of control.
New Louisiana App Lets You Plan Your Drive by Collecting Traffic Camera Feeds
The app relies on cameras managed by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, and it can help you plan your routes.
AI-Generated Photos of Explosion at the Pentagon Go Viral, Cause Stock Market Selloff
The origins of the AI-generated photos of an explosion at the Pentagon remain unknown.
Former STM Teacher Indicted in Lafayette for Attempted Child Pornography
He was arrested earlier this month in Lafayette Parish after a video of him making sexual advances to a student in Vermilion Parish leaked on social media.
Expect Internet Outages Friday in Lafayette, Louisiana If You’re a Cox Customer
The outages do not appear set to last long but could come during critical workday hours. Customers should plan ahead in case their Internet service is disrupted.
Lafayette Resident Wakes Up to Demolished Car in Yard After Fatal Overnight Crash
A Lafayette resident alerted police to a fatal crash after waking up to find a totaled car in their yard Saturday morning.
Lafayette Mayor-President Candidate Monique Boulet Releases Ad Attacking Incumbent Over ‘Headlines’
The election for Lafayette Mayor-President will be held in October, with a potential runoff held in November.
City of Kyle, Texas Trying to Gather Thousands of People Named Kyle to Break World Record
How many Kyles does Kyle, Texas need at Lake Kyle? More than 2,325.
Could Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Athletes Get Paid to Appear in a Video Game?
It's possible you'll see some Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns in video game form. The game is set to be released in the summer of next year.
Turns Out You Can Find Grey Poupon Ice Cream in Lafayette, Louisiana
Grey Poupon ice cream should be illegal in most states, if not all of them.
Texas A&M Commerce Professor Claims Entire Class Used AI to Cheat, Fails Every One of Them
Questions arise after a professor at a university in Texas failed an entire class for using "Chat GTP."