Johnson County

Take behind-the-scenes tour of Johnson County Museum on Saturday
December 13, 2017
The next behind the scenes tour of the Johnson County Museum’s collections storage facility at the new Arts & Heritage Center is planned for this weekend.
Orman launches bid for Kansas governor
December 13, 2017
Johnson County businessman Greg Orman filed paperwork Wednesday, Dec. 6, to launch an independent campaign for Kansas governor in 2018.
Johnson County health officials stress importance of flu shot
December 12, 2017
The director of the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment said a flu shot is still your best defense against the various influenza viruses circulating in the community.
Johnson County names interim county manager
December 11, 2017
The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners recently named Penny Postoak Ferguson as interim county manager.
Letters From Santa offered through Dec. 16 by JCPRD
December 7, 2017
Personalized letters from Santa are available through a program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s 50 Plus Department.
Johnson County board votes not to extend Zacharias’ contract
December 4, 2017
Johnson County will soon have a new county manager.
Enjoy retro holiday fun at the Johnson County Museum
November 30, 2017
Celebrate the holidays 1950s-style during a special event being planned at the Johnson County Museum.
Ring in the holidays with ‘Christkindlmarkt’
November 30, 2017
You’re invited to celebrate the Christmas season at ‘Christkindlmarkt,’ the city of Shawnee’s holiday extravaganza.
JCCC receives $10 million lead gift for major campus transformation initiative
November 28, 2017
The JCCC Foundation has received a $10 million lead gift from the Sunderland Foundation as the college embarks on the largest campus transformation project in its history.
Shawnee election results: new faces to join city council
November 7, 2017
Shawnee will have three new city council members in January.
Shawnee Planning Commission gives green light for Westbrooke rezoning
November 6, 2017
The Westbrooke Green mixed use project is one step closer to being a reality.
Westbrooke Green developers discuss new details of project, address concerns
November 6, 2017
In an attempt to broaden communication and offer transparency, the developers of the Westbrooke Green mixed use project held a public meeting on Wednesday evening.
Meet the candidates: Shawnee City Council election guide
November 1, 2017
The general election is less than a week away.
Meet Ward 3 candidate Dave Myres
November 1, 2017
Married father-of-four Dave Myres told the Dispatch he is running for city council because he believes his priorities and principles best reflect the voters of Ward 3.
Meet Ward 4 candidate Tony Noble
November 1, 2017
Tony Noble told the Dispatch he is running for city council because he doesn’t believe there is good fiscal leadership with the current governing body.