Johnson County

Monticello Library opens for business
August 7, 2018
The much-anticipated Monticello Library opened its doors on Sunday afternoon.
Dog Days of Summer returns to Shawnee Town 1929 museum
July 31, 2018
Bring your pup to Shawnee Town’s annual Dog Days of Summer.
New city manager discusses what’s next for Shawnee
Sunderman hopes to maintain city’s positive momentum, inspire innovative improvements within city departments
July 26, 2018
It’s a new era for the city of Shawnee as Nolan Sunderman takes over the reins.
Residential development proposed for historic Kenneth Smith property
Shawnee Planning Commission gives OK to rezoning, preliminary plat
July 22, 2018
Shawnee Planning Commission gives OK to rezoning, preliminary plat for Kenneth Estates project
Shawnee Town 1929 to hold upcoming events
July 18, 2018
Shawnee Town 1929 is holding two fun events soon.
Johnson County residents invited to preview new voting equipment
July 11, 2018
This week, Johnson County voters will have the opportunity to see and use the county’s new voting equipment ahead of its debut in the upcoming primary election.
Shawnee Planning Commission OKs rezoning, preliminary plan for revised Bellmont Promenade development
July 9, 2018
The Bellmont Promenade project is proposed to feature first floor retail and office space, as well as high-end apartments.
Shawnee Rotary Club honors Meyer with ‘Service Above Self’ award
June 26, 2018
Rotary club president, Tim Deves recently announced this year’s recipient of the Gene Amos “Service Above Self” Award as Stephanie Meyer.
Shawnee City Council names new city manager
June 26, 2018
The city of Shawnee didn’t have to look very far to find a new city manager. Assistant city manager Nolan Sunderman will take over the role in July.
A comeback 30 years in the making: Shawnee banker takes the stage
June 20, 2018
One Shawnee dad is proving it’s never too late to pursue your passion.
JCPRD offers family fun this summer
June 12, 2018
Johnson County Parks and Recreation District is offering several family-friendly activities this summer.
Kobach stirs up controversy during Old Shawnee Days parade
June 3, 2018
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach triggered national headlines this weekend with his Old Shawnee Days parade float, which featured a large replica gun mounted to the back.
Shawnee Mission Park offers summer fun in June
May 29, 2018
The Johnson County Parks and Recreation Department is offering a summer calendar full of activities for all ages.
Shawnee Planning Commission approves preliminary plan, rezoning for Veterans Park
May 27, 2018
Preliminary plans to build a resort-style senior housing community for residents 55 and older at 61st Street and Pflumm Road recently won the approval of Shawnee’s Planning Commission.
Shawnee councilman files by petition for state representative
May 27, 2018
Shawnee City Councilman Eric Jenkins has filed for state representative in District 18.