On July 13, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced $35 million in grant awards for its program to prepare communities for complex, coordinated terrorist attacks (CCTAs). The Mid-America Regional Council, which applied for funding on... more
The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, in cooperation with the Johnson County Library, encourages residents to take precautions during this week’s extreme heat. Those who need a place to cool down may visit one of Johnson County... more
Families across Johnson County will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with picnics, gatherings of family members and friends, outings to lake beaches and parks, neighborhood barbecues, and of course, fireworks.
The 10th annual Great American Family Campout is occurring this weekend, allowing participants the opportunity to sleep under the stars in Shawnee Mission Park and to take part in other outdoor activities.
Gerald Hay, staff member in the Public Information Office with Johnson County Government, has received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Kansas City Press Club, the local chapter of the National Society of Professional Journalists for... more
The summer solstice may not arrive until next week, however, summer is already here in Johnson County. Here are some informative items and tips for managing the increasing temperatures over the next few days and beyond.