Hola, amigos. We've transformed our Latino Festival into a giant party for Second Saturday, Oct. 10! Drop in for hands-on activities, dance lessons and Latin-inspired performers including one by Amado Espinoza... more
Safe Kids Johnson County will join local school children, parents, caregivers and FedEx volunteers on Wednesday, Oct. 7 to raise awareness about pedestrian safety on International Walk to School Day. More than 250,000 children across the United... more
Johnson County Wastewater was recognized in July at the NACWA national conference held in Providence, R.I. for its outstanding compliance records in the 2014 calendar year and was presented with two Platinum Awards. In total, JCW earned six Peak... more
What makes a community healthy? This important question is what JCDHE wants to answer. Every three years, JCDHE and its community partners conduct a community health assessment to understand the needs of the county's residents.... more
On Tuesday, approximately 3,200 middle and high school students from 51 schools around the metro attended the CORE4 Youth Career Expo at Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Missouri. The event was organized by the CORE4 governments in the Kansas City... more
The Johnson County Housing Authority (JCHA) is opening the Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List on Thursday, Oct. 1, to new applications. The waiting list will be closed the following day, Friday, Oct. 2, or when 900 appointments are... more
Johnson County Park & Recreation District is holding an open house on Tuesday as part of the planning process to develop a park master plan for a portion of the former Meadowbrook Country Club. Residents are invited to participate and weigh... more
About 200 vehicles and 1,000 spectators are expected to attend the annual Cars in the Park car show on Saturday, Sept. 26, in the marina parking lot in Shawnee Mission Park at 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee.