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Search for state hospital escapee prompts increased law enforcement presence

TEXAS - The Vernon Police Department (VPD) announced Thursday that residents in the area may see a significant presence of law enforcement as the search for North Texas State Hospital (NTSH) escapee Alexander Scott Ervin continues. VPD says it is assembling with Wilbarger County Sheriff's Office, Texas DPS, Texas Rangers,...
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Texas man who was declared insane after killing father escapes from hospital

A Texas man, who was charged with murder for stabbing his father in 2013 but later acquited on an insanity plea, has fled from the state psychatric facility he was in, officials said on Monday. Alexander Scott Ervin, 29, was found missing from the hospital shortly after 7.30am on Monday. Police officials reviewed the hospital’s security footage and determined he fled after the mental health facility’s staff contacted authorities.Mr Ervin left his dormitory room at the North Texas State Hospital around 9pm on Sunday and climbed the 8ft security fence of the hospital before he headed north on foot around...
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Man Escaped from North Texas State Hospital Considered Dangerous

Police are currently on the lookout for Alexander Scott Ervin. He's considered armed and dangerous. I know here in Wichita Falls when you hear North Texas State Hospital, you probably think of the location off of Kemp Boulevard. This story is actually coming out of the Vernon facility. On Sunday night, Alexander Scott Ervin scaled an eight foot fence and escaped the facility. As of the posting this morning, he is still on the run.
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Man who killed father escapes from North Texas mental hospital

DALLAS - Police are looking for a killer who escaped from a medical facility near the Texas-Oklahoma border. Alexander Scott Ervin, 29, was committed to the North Texas State Hospital in Vernon, which is about 185 miles northwest of Fort Worth. The facility said he left his room Sunday night,...
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Chillicothe Project Show Trophy Sale set for Saturday

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - The Chillicothe Project Show Trophy Sale is happening on Saturday. It will start at 6 p.m. at the Chillicothe Elementary School cafeteria. They’ll be auctioning off all grand, reserve and showmanship awards. There will also be a free barbecue meal with all the trimmings and everyone is invited to attend.
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Red River Valley Museum ‘Bond Gallery’ roars

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - The Red River Valley Museum in Vernon has completed the newly renovated Bond Gallery. It showcases a taxidermy collection that lifelong Vernon resident William Bond spent 60 years putting together. The collection includes over 130 animals from every continent except Antarctica, ranging from brown bears to polar bears and even lions.
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