NOVEMBER 15, 2004 - Posted at 3:14 p.m. CST
JONESBORO, AR - The two candidates running for Mayor of Jonesboro will each participate in political forums this week.
The first event is set for Wednesday in the TV studios at Arkansas State University, and is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Jonesboro. The 90-minute event begins at 8 p.m. and will be televised live on ASU-TV. Mayoral run-off candidate Dan Pierce will participate in the Wednesday event, but his opponent, Doug Formon, will not participate due to a prior commitment.
Both candidates for alderman in the Ward 6, position 2 race, Richard Carvell and Jimmy Ashley will participate, as will Ward 4, position 2 candidate Mitch Johnson. Johnson's opponent, Donald Mullenix declined the invitation due to another commitment.