Johnson County

Shawnee city manager announces resignation
October 10, 2017
Shawnee city manager Carol Gonzales will leave her position next month after more than a decade on the job. The city released a statement today acknowledging that her last day will be Nov. 15.
Car show to take place Saturday in Shawnee
September 27, 2017
The Johnson County Parks and Recreation Special Olympics Program is holding its eighth annual Cars in the Park this coming weekend.
Shawnee Mission Park to feature inclusive playground
September 13, 2017
Across the nation, inclusive playgrounds enable children to play together without physical or social barriers and now, two more of those playgrounds will be in Johnson County.
Johnson County exceeds goal in 2017 food drive
September 12, 2017
Johnson County is again helping to feed a growing need locally with a successful 2017 food drive campaign.
JCPRD to hold Sunday party in the park
September 12, 2017
The public is invited to a big party in the park, called Park Palooza.
Shawnee ranks in top 20 safest Kansas cities
August 30, 2017
The SafeWise website listed Shawnee as the 18th safest city in Kansas, coming in just behind Overland Park.
City of Shawnee reveals storm damage numbers
August 15, 2017
Damages from the recent storms in July cost the city of Shawnee more than a half-million dollars.
Voters pick new faces in primary election
August 2, 2017
Results from yesterday’s primary election show the majority of Shawnee voters want a change in their city government.
Shawnee library closed today
July 24, 2017
The Shawnee branch of the library is closed today for maintenance.
Shawnee library is closed for today
July 8, 2017
The Shawnee library is closed this weekend.
Meet your Ward 3 candidates
July 5, 2017
Curious about your Ward 3 candidates? Learn more here!
Meet the candidates: City Council Election Guide
July 5, 2017
The primary election is right around the corner.
Storytelling to get jazzy at Shawnee Town 1929
June 29, 2017
Jazz is at the very heart of Kansas City’s story. The tales behind its creation and growth in the metro area and beyond will be the focus of Shawnee Town’s second annual storytelling evening.
JCCC receives grant to support adult and family literacy
June 21, 2017
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently announced that Johnson County Community College has been awarded a total of $19,300 in grants to support adult and family literacy.
Jammin’ on the green with the Kansas City Ukesters
June 21, 2017
Every year, the Kansas City Ukesters make it their business to enlighten the community on the high merits of its sound.