Johnson County

Johnson County Parks & Recreation activities coming up in October
September 28, 2018
It’s officially the fall season and the Johnson County Parks and Recreation District has several family-friendly activities coming up next month to help celebrate the coziness of autumn.
Sewing classes to be held for vintage fashion lovers
September 27, 2018
Back by popular demand, Shawnee Town 1929 will be holding two sessions of “Flapper Fancies: Downton Abbey Dresses for Fashionable Ladies.”
You’re invited to enjoy movie night at the barn
September 27, 2018
Bring your lawn chairs and sleeping bags to watch movies on the “big screen.”
Shawnee planning director retires after 30 years
September 24, 2018
Chaffee retired from the city of Shawnee as the community development director on Friday.
New fire station in western Shawnee nears completion
September 10, 2018
Shawnee elected officials and city staff received a firsthand glimpse of what will soon be a brand new fire station in northwestern Shawnee.
Johnson County Park & Recreation District to offer family-friendly activities this month
September 4, 2018
Summer isn’t over quite yet and as the season comes to a close, Johnson County Park & Recreation District has numerous events coming up to entertain the entire family.
A Shawnee tradition fires up again: city to hold car show this weekend
September 4, 2018
Start your engines because the 12th Annual Wheels and Dreams Car, Truck and Bike Show is making a roaring comeback.
Monticello Library opens for business
August 7, 2018
The much-anticipated Monticello Library opened its doors on Sunday afternoon.
Dog Days of Summer returns to Shawnee Town 1929 museum
July 31, 2018
Bring your pup to Shawnee Town’s annual Dog Days of Summer.
New city manager discusses what’s next for Shawnee
Sunderman hopes to maintain city’s positive momentum, inspire innovative improvements within city departments
July 26, 2018
It’s a new era for the city of Shawnee as Nolan Sunderman takes over the reins.
Residential development proposed for historic Kenneth Smith property
Shawnee Planning Commission gives OK to rezoning, preliminary plat
July 22, 2018
Shawnee Planning Commission gives OK to rezoning, preliminary plat for Kenneth Estates project
Shawnee Town 1929 to hold upcoming events
July 18, 2018
Shawnee Town 1929 is holding two fun events soon.
Johnson County residents invited to preview new voting equipment
July 11, 2018
This week, Johnson County voters will have the opportunity to see and use the county’s new voting equipment ahead of its debut in the upcoming primary election.
Shawnee Planning Commission OKs rezoning, preliminary plan for revised Bellmont Promenade development
July 9, 2018
The Bellmont Promenade project is proposed to feature first floor retail and office space, as well as high-end apartments.