Our very own Erin McCarty who does news each morning on K945 talked to the mayor of Zwolle this morning about American Idol contestant Joshua Ledet's request! 

As you know, Erin McCarty, in addition to doing news on K945's Kidd Kraddick in the Morning, is a part of Robert and Erin on KVKI. They were also the morning team on K945 for a long, long time! This morning, they uncovered a story about American Idol contestant Joshua Ledet. He's missing his home state of Louisiana... and more importantly, it's food!

One of the contestants on American Idol is from Westlake, near Lake Charles, and Joshua Ledet says what he is missing most is Louisiana food.

So, tamales from Zwolle, Louisiana are being shipped to Hollywood for Joshua. We caught up with Zwolle Mayor GJ “Pie” Martinez about this big news for his community. Listen to our interview with Mayor Pie: