Joey Cornett wins World Champion Jambalaya Cook title

Staff Reports

On his fifth trip to the finals of the World Champion Jambalaya Cook contest Sunday, Joey Cornett won the championship trophy.

"Unbelieveable," the new champ said when his number was called. "It's unbelievable."

Cornett was assisted by his helper and father, "Peanut" Cornett.

Cornett accepted his award before a huge festival crowd that poured onto the festival grounds after a downpour of rain blew throught town.