Johnson County

Johnson County named Stepping Up Innovator County for efforts to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jail
May 17, 2018
Johnson County was selected as one of seven counties in the nation as a Stepping Up Innovator County for its expertise in taking actions to reduce the number of people in jail who experience mental illness.
Johnson County approves purchase of new voting machines
May 17, 2018
Johnson County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved the purchase of 2,100 new voting machines for a total cost of approximately $10.5 million.
JCPRD offers fun-filled weekend events coming up
May 15, 2018
Johnson County Parks & Recreation District has several events coming up in the Shawnee area.
Historic war weapons presentation to be held May 22
May 15, 2018
Back by popular demand, another historic weapons program is coming to Shawnee.
Next meeting of mystery book club is Saturday
May 15, 2018
Love mysteries? Love history? If so, you should check out the next meeting of the 1920s mystery book club.
City of Shawnee is ‘open for solar business’ says national program
May 11, 2018
The city of Shawnee was recently recognized as a bronze designee in the SolSmart program.
Old-fashioned marble tournament to take place Saturday morning
May 9, 2018
Marbles were one of the most popular games in the 1920s and Shawnee Town is taking the fun one step further.
City of Shawnee’s spring cleanup begins Saturday
City of Shawnee releases times, dates for spring cleaning bulky item pick-ups and drop-offs
April 26, 2018
To help out with your clutter, the city of Shawnee is holding its annual Tidy Town event over the next three weekends.
Earth Day 2018: A look at the do’s and don’ts of recycling
April 21, 2018
Ever since Earth Day was introduced in 1970, millions of environmentally-aware people have sought to end plastic pollution and reduce other waste.
Next 1920s mystery book club meeting is Saturday
April 17, 2018
The next 1920s mystery book club meeting will be on Saturday.
Johnson County Library Board announces opening date for new Monticello Library
April 12, 2018
The new Monticello Library will open its doors to the public this summer.
Johnson County residents among healthiest in state
April 11, 2018
Johnson County is the healthiest county in Kansas, according to one study.
Genealogical workshop to be held in Prairie Village on April 21
April 9, 2018
A free genealogy workshop will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on April 21 at the Corinth Library, 8100 Mission Road, Prairie Village.
Taste of Shawnee rescheduled due to weather
April 6, 2018
The popular annual event, Taste of Shawnee, is being postponed because of winter weather expected on Saturday.
Beloved play area at Antioch Park to have grand reopening
April 3, 2018
Rustle up the buckaroos and experience some western flair during the much-anticipated early April Grand Reopening of the Dodge Town play area in Antioch Park.