Plans are underway for the 2016 Johnson County Veterans Day observance, recognizing local veterans from all wars, including a groundbreaking ceremony for a monument honoring local Gold Star families of fallen soldiers.
Bins are in most county buildings for employees and members of the public to donate coats and other winter wearable items. This is another opportunity for you to live local/give local, as part of our United Way campaign for 2016. The county is... more
Ditch the bag! Mulching your leaves can help your lawn and save time. When done properly, mulch mowing your leaves and grass clippings can save you from bagging your yard waste and adds nutrients back into your soil.
On the upcoming Nov. 8 ballot, there will be a 1/4-cent, 10-year public safety sales tax question to fund a proposed new Johnson County Courthouse and coroner facility. Here are some upcoming opportunities to learn more about the proposed sales... more
Johnson County's Central Resource Library and its Friends of the Library Bookstore will be closed on Saturday, Oct. 15, for the Library Foundation's 20th anniversary celebration and fundraising event:... more
Are you an expectant mom or new parent? If so, you'll want to attend this special event on Wed., Oct. 12 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 11811 South Sunset Drive, Olathe. (Next door to the Johnson County Public Health Clinic/WIC). Sponsored by... more