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By LuAnn Schindler

Students get first-hand view of how government works


October 20, 2022

LuAnn Schindler | SAM

Review • Faith King consults with Antelope County Attorney Joe Abler during a mock trial at county government day.

It’s a case that could be ripped from the headlines.

Teenager Bill E. Kid is accused of drinking at a party and starting hay bales on fire at McDonald’s farm.

Will the jury believe the standout athlete? Or, will justice prevail for farmer who lost everything?

Students from Antelope County high schools conducted the mock trial during County Government Day, held Oct. 6 at the courthouse.

In addition to the trial, students met elected county officials, toured the law enforcement center and attended a learning session with the county official they were appointed to.

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