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Public invited to see designs of new courthouse Feb. 6 & 7

Early concepts for the new Johnson County courthouse will be shared with the public next week during two public engagement sessions where residents will have a chance to ask questions and provide feedback on the project.  The meetings are open to anyone interested in the project developments on the courthouse scheduled to open in the spring of 2021.

Johnson County Dept. of Health and Environment wins regional award

composted food

Our county’s department of Health and Environment won a 2017 Food Recovery Challenge Regional Award by the U.S., Environmental Protection Agency for its local food composting programs, including a partnership program with Shawnee Mission schools.  The EPA announced its winners that highlight the accomplishments of organizations and agencies in preventing and diverting food waste.

Join storm spotters this spring

Storm spotters
Do you like to watch tornados rather than take shelter? Then you may want to attend Johnson County Emergency Management's 2018 National Weather Service/Johnson County Storm Spotter Training on Monday, Jan. 29.

Johnson County celebrates Kansas Day

Flag of Kansas

Kansas is turning 157 years old on Monday, Jan. 29, and Johnson County is offering three activities to join the celebration, have fun and learn more about state symbols.

Kansas Day is celebrated annually to commemorate when Kansas became the 34th state entered into the Union, after statehood was approved by U.S. Congress on Jan. 29, 1861.


Mon, 03/26/2018 - 5:30pm
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:00pm
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 5:30pm
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 5:45pm
Wed, 03/28/2018 - 9:00am