Johnson County

JCPRD offers family-friendly events in Shawnee area
November 13, 2018
Several family-friend JCPRD events are coming up in the Shawnee area.
LGBT Native American Democrat wins Kansas 3rd District House race
November 7, 2018
Democrat Sharice Davids unseated Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder in Tuesday’s election to become the nation’s first LGBT and Native American woman in Congress.
Shawnee election results: Familiar faces, newcomer capture wins
November 7, 2018
Here are the unofficial state representative results from the local midterm election races.
Shawnee photographer sets focus on city hall, helps change ordinance
November 7, 2018
When her life was nearly turned upside down because of a single phone call, however, Shawnee photographer Sarah Chou found herself in the midst of an unexpected civics lesson, and on the path to changing a city law.
Shawnee organization awarded grants
November 6, 2018
Sunflower House in Shawnee received two grants
City of Shawnee names new community development director
October 29, 2018
Shawnee City Manager Nolan Sunderman has announced the promotion of Doug Allmon to Community Development Director.
Meet the Candidates: District 39
October 24, 2018
Here is a closer look at the candidates from District 39.
Meet the Candidates: District 17
October 24, 2018
Here is a closer look at the candidates from District 17
Meet the Candidates: District 23
October 16, 2018
In District 23, two strong female candidates are vying to represent constituents in parts of Shawnee, Lenexa and Overland Park.
Meet the Candidates: District 18
October 16, 2018
On Oct. 11, candidates from each race participated in “Popcorn & Politics,” a forum held at the Shawnee Civic Centre.
Youth suicide prevention task force to meet Thursday
October 16, 2018
A task force formed to study and recommend ways to reduce the incidence of youth suicide will meet on Thursday in Overland Park.
You’re invited to sip cocktails and be inspired by 1920s girl power
October 10, 2018
The 1920s brought forth many extraordinary women and next week, you’ll have an opportunity to learn about a few of them.
Shawnee Rotary grants support local organizations
October 8, 2018
The Rotary Club of Shawnee recently awarded five nonprofits with grants totaling $12,550.
Shawnee Library reopening delayed
October 2, 2018
The Shawnee Library will not reopen on Wednesday as planned. Instead, it is set to reopen on Monday, Oct. 8.
Shawnee Library schedules tentative reopening after bed bug infestation
October 1, 2018
The Shawnee Library is expected to reopen on Wednesday after a bed bug extermination