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Sheriff's Office Crime lab
August 12

Are you into CSI?

This is National Forensic Science Week, a week dedicated to recognizing the importance of proper forensic science and its critical role in criminal investigations. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is helping to educate the public about its... more

Kids at Museum
August 10

Johnson County Museum experiences record attendance month

The Johnson County Museum experienced an all-time attendance record at its main museum last month. In July 2015, the museum served 5,643 people; the previous record attendance month was three years ago, in July 2012, when there were 5,068... more

August 6

Surprise guests round out TTIP season with "Shrek"

The final few nights of The Theatre in the Park's season will feature guest cameos by local VIPs in "Shrek The Musical," running now through August 8. Come enjoy some great family entertainment under the stars in Shawnee Mission Park as the 2015... more

August 6

Weekly Budget Blog

This week's Budget Blog has been posted. We have one week left until the Board of County Commissioners adopts the 2016 budget.


August 5

Johnson County Library Fall Guide available

The Johnson County LIbrary Fall 2015 Guide is now available. It's full of information on library news, events for all ages, exhibitions, details on the 2015 Writers Conference and so much more.... more

Canned salsa
August 4

Can you can?

Interested in learning how to preserve fresh fruits and veggies? Johnson County K-State Research and Extension offers hands-on workshops where you can learn the basics on freezing, canning and drying. Classes start August 10. Please... more

August 3

All residents of Evergreen Community back home

The 70 residents of Evergreen Community skilled nursing facility displaced by water damage are all back home. The last group of residents moved back in on July 30, a few weeks ahead of schedule. You are invited to read more... more

July 30

Weekly Budget Blog

The public hearing on the proposed 2016 budget took place this week. Get the recap in this week's Budget Blog

July 30

Vote for Johnson County's new flag

The flag is a symbol of our county visible at all of our buildings. It helps residents identify places where county services are offered.

As part of a countywide rebranding effort that began in 2013, Johnson County adopted a new logo that... more

July 29

Get to know your soil

Did you know that the best way to grow a healthy lawn is to fertilize according to a soil test? Now is the time to test your soil to determine fall fertilizing needs and, if you are a Johnson County resident, you can get a basic soil test for... more