Jonesboro Mayor Admitted to Hospital

SEPTEMBER 25, 2006 - Posted at 3:58 p.m. CDT

JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro Mayor Doug Formon has been admitted to a local hospital.

According to member of the Formon family, the Mayor awoke early this morning with a racing heart and pain in his left arm.  He was taken to the Emergency Room at NEA Medical Center and admitted to the hospital with "a high blood pressure" and is being checked to "rule out a possible heart attack."

Formon's condition is stabilized at this time, and he is said to be resting comfortably.