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Jerry Eversole

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Finally, We Have A County Commissioner Named Cactus Jack

    Commissioner Cactus Jack Cagle​If you're going to replace a roguish rascal like Jerry Eversole on the powerful commissioners court, which you pretty much have to since he's entered a guilty plea in a corruption trial, how better to do it than with someone named Cactus Jack? Keeps the whole so ... More >>

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    September 19, 2011

    Jerry Eversole Resigns: Death of a Fiefdom

    Jerry Eversole: Not available to be kicked around anymore.​County Commissioner Jerry Eversole, who has long battled accusations of corruption and cronyism, has resigned his seat effective the end of this month. He sent a letter to County Judge Ed Emmett this afternoon. "It has been my absolu ... More >>

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    April 7, 2011

    KUHF Head Mocks GOP

    As if NPR wasn't in enough trouble.

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    April 6, 2011

    Jerry Eversole's Trial: The Winners and Losers

    The youthful Eversole, before the feds started pestering him.​Jerry Eversole surprised a lot of people when he escaped conviction on bribery charges. A hung jury ended in a mistrial, but prosecutors expect to take another swing at it soon. In the meantime, everyone is poking through the wrec ... More >>

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    March 30, 2011

    Jerry Eversole: Ever-Smooth County Commissioner Skates Away

    Jerry Eversole, free man​County Commissioner Jerry Eversole, who's ruled his little piece of Harris County forever, has escaped yet again from allegations of having a rather loose interpretation of ethics rules. A federal jury could not come to a decision on whether Eversole took $100,000 in ... More >>

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    March 29, 2011

    Jerry Eversole Trial: Jury Deadlocked, So They Get Another Round of Final Arguments

    Jerry Eversole: Getting his money's worth out of Rusty Hardin.​Jurors in the corruption trial of County Commissioner Jerry Eversole have told U.S. District Judge David Hittner they are deadlocked, so he has sentenced them to a second round of final arguments, according to media tweets from rep ... More >>

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    December 21, 2010

    Jerry Eversole, County Commissioner, Indicted By Feds

    Jerry Eversole's long-awaited indictments: Today's the day, reportedly​Jerry Eversole, the longtime County Commissioner who's ruled his fiefdom with an exceedingly relaxed take on campaign-contribution laws and work ethics, has been indicted by the federal government, according to the Houston ... More >>

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    January 13, 2010

    The World's Least Likely Democrat, Gunning For County Commissioner

    ​Remember Dave Wilson? The guy who got his 15 minutes of fame days before the runoff election right here in Houston? You know -- the guy who owns a print company and has a lot of time on his hands so he decided to wage war against Mayor Annise Parker's campaign. Wilson ended up sending around 35,0 ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009
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    September 9, 2008

    Eversole's No Longer Announcing He's Screwed

    County Commissioner Jerry Eversole kept quiet this morning about his recent statement that he will probably leave office because he's the target of an FBI investigation and expects to be indicted. That information was an odd offering from Eversole, considering the feds haven't announced or confirmed ... More >>

  • News

    April 10, 2003

    He Got Miffed, She Got Even

    Garcia settles some old scores with help from new allies

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    October 31, 2002

    Bye to the Good Ol' Boys?

    The commissioner's race that could break the county mold

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    August 22, 2002

    The Old West

    He looks like Clint Eastwood and loves John Wayne; now this county official faces a showdown with Tomball's elderly

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    December 27, 2001

    Too Small for the Two of 'Em

    A nasty divorce forces a UH dean's departure

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    August 30, 2001

    Cracking the Club

    Latinos find little sympathy from Commissioners Court

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    March 1, 2001

    Devil in the Details

    Local government contractor Fred Martinez credits God for his success. His critics cite more earthly forces.

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    May 25, 2000

    Have Gavel Will Travel

    Campaign cash carries a retired judge around the world

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    March 9, 2000

    Justice on the Block

    Is the D.A.'s office for sale to the highest bidder?

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    January 27, 2000

    The Insider

    Raging Bull: Rains in pain becomes bane of the HSA board

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    March 4, 1999

    Has Robert Eckels Lost His Mind?

    Or is the county judge just crazylike a fox?

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    September 3, 1998
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    January 1, 1998
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    November 27, 1997
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    September 4, 1997

    Sweet Deal

    Why did county commissioners agree to subsidize a swanky golf resort that will benefit a wealthy Harris County developer?

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    April 17, 1997
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    January 16, 1997
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    December 12, 1996

    Radack-al Treatment

    What happens when the county's premier good ol' boy tangles with a sensitive '90s-style guy? It ain't pretty.

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    October 31, 1996

    Opposing Counsel

    County attorney candidate Mike Fleming brands his opponent a traffic-court jockey. Sylvia Garcia labels him a special-interest pawn. You be the judge.

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    October 3, 1996

    The Kingdom and the Power

    Money may be the root of all evil, but it's fueled Steven Hotze's rise from a fringe player on the religious right to kingmaker in the local Republican Party. Now he's trying to stretch his influence further afield.

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    October 3, 1996
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    July 25, 1996
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    April 18, 1996
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    April 4, 1996
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    March 7, 1996

    Truth or Consequences

    Jon Lindsay is an admitted liar and an accused perjurer. Should Harris County voters take him at his word - again?

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    February 29, 1996
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    February 22, 1996
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    December 8, 1994

    Hanging the Judge

    Lupe Salinas made a lot of friends on his journey from a Rio Grande Valley childhood to becoming a dogged prosecutor and respected state district judge. Until he was tapped for a federal judgeship, he never knew how many enemies he had.

  • News

    November 3, 1994

    Turkeys (and Other Creatures) On the Ballot

    Quick! It's almost Election Day!! Do you know who your candidates are? Check this guide to the mother of all ballots!

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    October 13, 1994

    Pursuing Jerry

    A former prosecutor finds it was easier to investigate ethically challenged officials than to run against one

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    June 16, 1994

    Passing the Budget Buck

    The hospital district gives the county $30 million, it gets a budget back. Good deal.

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