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Childs Case Moves To District Court

The preliminary hearing Monday on the perjury charges against Lylia J. Childs started a minute early in Kimball County Court, with Judge Kris Mickey appearing by video. Due to a conflict of interest, Judge Mickey from Scotts Bluff County and the Cheyenne County clerk conducted the preliminary hearing.

David Wilson, Kimball County attorney, represented the state, and Childs sat at the opposing table with no counsel.

Childs was arraigned on August 9, and the court had received no affidavit for appointment of counsel.

The state’s first witness was Kimball County sheriff’s Deputy Greg Taylor. Tayl...

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