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.
CDC Confirms Dangerous Fungal Infections in Louisiana, Texas
Both Texas and Louisiana are seeing a rise in a particular, dangerous fungal infection, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning.
New Orleans, Louisiana Has One of the 10 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in America
A recent study of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the country puts Louisiana once again on the map in a negative way.
These 5 Louisiana Hospitals Received the Lowest Safety Rating – Here’s Why
Hospital safety is of paramount importance as it directly impacts the well-being of patients. But in Louisiana, several hospitals get low marks.
One of the Safest College Campuses in the Country is Right Next Door in Texas
For parents about to send their kids to college, the worries can be overwhelming. Sending your child to a new city or even a new state, even Texas, is a big deal.
The WHO Has a Scary 20-Year Prediction for Louisiana and Texas
The World Health Organization is out with another dire warning regarding the novel coronavirus that upended our lives in 2020.
South Louisiana Teen Reported Missing Turns Herself in to Crowley Police Department
The missing Sunset teen has turned herself in, just days after family reported her missing.
Louisiana Ragin Cajuns Defensive Coordinator to Assume Role at Michigan
LaMar Morgan, who was known for his ability to develop defensive backs prior to becoming the DC at Louisiana, is said to have informed the Cajuns of his departure Friday morning.
Here’s What Shoppers in Louisiana and Texas Need to Know About This Major Grocery Merger
The Kroger and Albertson's merger could mean new prices in Louisiana and Texas. Is it a welcome relief for people worried about inflation?
Here Are 8 Great Spots to Get Boudin in Acadiana
Why is boudin so important to Louisiana? It's everywhere.
LSU Running Back Trey Holly Arrested in Union Parish Shooting
LSU running back Trey Holly is one of three people who have been arrested for a shooting that took place in Union Parish, the sheriff reports. Holly is facing serious charges.
Big Weekend for Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Sports – Here’s How to Listen
Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball, softball, and men's and women's basketball are all playing around the same time on Saturday, with the men's basketball on the road and everyone else at home.
Louisiana Gas Prices Have Been on the Rise, Could Spike in March and April
Higher demand and global affairs are raising prices in Louisiana and across the country, but the worst may be yet to come.
Walgreens Closing 150 Stores in 2024 – Is Louisiana on the List?
Lafayette, for example, has 11 locations. There are over a dozen in and around the Baton Rouge area, as well. Closing any of them could have a big impact on either community.
Louisiana Blue Cross Blue Shield Gives Up on Controversial Sale (For Now)
It's the second time a plan to sell Louisiana Blue Cross has been aborted, and it's unknown if there will be a third.
Moving to Louisiana? Here Are the Top 10 Cities to Avoid
As much as we may like Louisiana, there are some factors you can't ignore when it comes to a reason to avoid a city or town here.
These 6 Popular Snack Foods Are Disappearing From Louisiana Stores This Year
Some of these snacks are pretty well-loved. It's sad to see them leaving Louisiana's store shelves.
Louisiana’s Shocking Murder Rate Is 3 Times Higher Than the National Average
Louisiana has one of the highest murder rates in the nation, and it's gotten so bad it's outpacing the national average several times over.
Louisiana Congressman’s Cancer in Remission, House Speaker Announces in Message of Support
The Louisiana Congressman is in recovery and is said to be returning to work this week.
Dangerous Bacterial Outbreak in 11 States Including Texas, Linked to Mexican Cheese
Texas is one of several states feeling the impact of the food recall and the listeria outbreak.
Top Pizza Chain to Avoid Has 69 Locations in Louisiana, Texas
The place might be fun for the whole family, but it's not because of the pizza.