Jonesboro native pens travel memoir
Louisiana native and former music teacher Paula Edwards has released a new book detailing her and her husband’s choice to leave home to become missionaries in Brazil.
Edwards grew up in Jonesboro (graduated from Jonesboro-Hodge High School), attended Louisiana Tech University, taught junior high band in Quitman and currently lives in Bossier City.
The book details her “misadventures” during her three years abroad. She will hold numerous events in northern Louisiana during August.
• Aug. 18 — The Arbors assisted living, Ruston