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If you or someone you love is suffering thoughts of suicide, know that you can get help, here in Johnson County, and through national resources.

Board to assume governance of Fire District No. 2


On Thursday, June 7, the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners voted to assume governance of the Johnson County Fire District No. 2 effective immediately, after several months of assessment and discussion regarding the governance, personnel and the ongoing financial viability of the district.

The board voted to approve a resolution to change the governance of fire district No. 2 to the BOCC.

Commissioners also discussed the need to establish an advisory board comprising taxpayers from fire district No. 2.

Theatre in Park kicks off summer season with ‘Little Mermaid’

The Little Mermaid graphic with ship and moonlight images

The Theatre in the Park (TTIP) begins its 49th summer season on Friday, June 8, when the performance of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” floats to center stage at the entertainment complex in Shawnee Mission Park.     

Performances of “The Little Mermaid” will take place from June 8-10 and 13-16. Entrance to TTIP is at 7710 Renner Road in Shawnee.

Other upcoming presentations include:


Thu, 09/20/2018 - 9:30am
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 5:00pm
Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:30am
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 5:30pm
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 5:30pm
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 5:45pm