Johnson County

Volunteer training held for campaign roles
May 17, 2017
The Johnson County Democratic Party is offering training for volunteers willing to make a commitment to a campaign of 10 to 15 hours per week.
Join the mayor for Third Thursday coffee
May 17, 2017
The mayor’s next coffee gathering will be held tomorrow morning.
Johnson County holds panel on suicide prevention, ‘13 Reasons Why’ series
May 17, 2017
The Johnson County Suicide Prevention Coalition will host an event for community members to ask questions and learn about suicide prevention resources tomorrow evening.
Officials break ground on new library
May 16, 2017
The much-anticipated Monticello Library is officially underway.
Power outages reported in Shawnee
02:37 p.m., May 10, 2017 Updated 05:05 p.m.
More than 2,500 Westar Energy customers are without power Wednesday afternoon.
Beware: Johnson County courts number being used for scam
April 21, 2017
In a statement released today, the Johnson County District Attorney’s office warned that the county’s court services number is being spoofed.
Johnson County holds recycling event in Mission
April 6, 2017
Recycle your old, unusable and unwanted tires from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.
Johnson County ‘bread and butter’ of Kansas, says board chairman
April 5, 2017
Johnson County continues to thrive. At least that’s the sentiment Board of County Commissioners Chairman Ed Eilert delivered in his 2017 State of the County address last week.
Country band Lonestar to perform at JCCC this spring
March 29, 2017
Nominated for a 2017 People’s Choice Award for favorite country group, Lonestar visits Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College, at 8 p.m. on May 6.
Rotary Club announces STEM scholarship
March 29, 2017
The Rotary Club of Shawnee is offering its second annual $1,000 Dan Cook Memorial STEM Scholarship to high school seniors who live in Shawnee or attend a high school in Shawnee.
Johnson County Library hosts YA author Jason Reynolds
March 27, 2017
Young adult author Jason Reynolds will be visiting the Central Resource Library on March 30.
City celebrates Belgian immigrants with memorial
March 21, 2017
Immigrants brought Shawnee to life more than a century ago. And now, a group of them are being celebrated.
JCCC to host ceremony for 400 soon-to-be citizens
March 8, 2017
About 400 individuals from dozens of countries will become U.S. citizens on March 15, in a naturalization ceremony at Johnson County Community College.
JCCC hosts visiting artist’s presentation
February 15, 2017
Artists Thomas Kiefer and Sean Lyman, will be sitting down with Johnson County Community College art department faculty members during the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art’s “visiting artist’s presentation.”
Jewish Community Center hosts Indoor Triathlon Feb. 26
February 15, 2017
The groundhog has predicted six more weeks of winter, but inside the Jewish Community Center (The J), conditions will be perfect for its Indoor Triathlon.