The Coshocton County Beacon May 17, 2017 - Page 15

MAY 17, 2017 THE BEACON 15 City council honors Colton Conkle Sheriff Tim Rogers reported at the meeting that his of- fice now has a second K-9 thanks to generous donations from the community. “A lot of great people and organizations stepped for- ward to help,” he said. By Josie Sellers COSHOCTON – There was a special guest at the May 8 Coshocton City Council meeting. Colton Conkle, a fourth grader at Coshocton Elemen- tary School, was honored for winning the Elks National Hoop Shoot Contest for the boys’ ages 8-9 division. “We are totally amazed by you,” said Mayor Steve Mercer. Mercer presented Conkle with a proclamation cel- ebrating his accomplishments and also gave him a Coshocton City flag pin and key to the city. Colton, the son of Tiffany and Jeremy Conkle, earned a second award at nationals for hit