A Neligh woman was in Antelope County District Court on Wednesday morning and entered a plea on charges of child abuse.
With her court-appointed attorney Pat Carney, Julie Lierman pleaded not guilty to child abuse, a Class I misdemeanor.
Judge Mark Johnson set her pretrial for October 28, at 9 a.m. Her $5,000 personal recognizance bond was continued.
Lierman was arrested on July 14, 2015.