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John Glenn as a young trainee in 1942
July 12, 2019

Street at New Century AirCenter to be named after John Glenn

On Tuesday, July 16, two days prior to his birthday on July 18, the New Century AirCenter will unveil a street sign honoring Astronaut John Glenn. It’s a fitting tribute to dedicate a street at the New Century AirCenter in honor of Glenn. The... more

BOCC update
July 11, 2019

BOCC update

Here is a recap of the Board of County Commissioners meeting this week and a look ahead to next week. More information including official minutes, votes and videos on all items is available at... more

Vote Here sign
July 11, 2019

Johnson County Election Office adds 7th advance voting location

Beginning with the August 2019 primary, the Johnson County Election Office is adding a seventh advance voting location in the county to serve voters who live and work in Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill, as well as other locations in southwest... more

Lt. Hobart with the U1174 MED-ACT trailor
July 11, 2019

MED-ACT trailer is ready for summer events

There are plenty of fun activities during the summer months for Johnson County residents. But when you have large events that attract crowds, it’s important to be ready for the unexpected. That includes accidents and injuries. Johnson County MED-... more

inclusive playground
July 5, 2019

Ribbon cutting this weekend, for JoCo's latest inclusive playground

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, July 6, for the new inclusive playground located in the north Walnut Grove area of Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Rd., Shawnee and Lenexa.

The celebration will get under way at 10:30... more

fire works in night sky
July 3, 2019

BOCC will not meet, offices closed for holiday

The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners will not meet for their regular meeting Thursday, July 4, due to the holiday. Johnson County offices will also be closed in observance of the Fourth of July. Critical services will continue to be... more

July 2, 2019

Johnson County - a Community Supporting Breastfeeding

The Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition (KBC) officially designates Johnson County as a “Community Supporting Breastfeeding.” This designation recognizes communities that provide multifaceted breastfeeding... more

June 28, 2019

How to stay safe in the heat

Summer is already here in Johnson County. The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, in cooperation with the Johnson County Library, encourages citizens who need a place to cool down during hot days to visit one of 13 library... more

Old vs. new aerial imagery
June 28, 2019

Check out new aerial imagery of Johnson County

Aerial imagery of Johnson County on the Johnson County Online Mapping application just got clearer.

New 3-inch imagery was captured in March 2019 in conjunction with an existing... more

Dada's daughter-in-law and Barb Thompson pose with his naturalization certificate.
June 27, 2019

The Best Times showcases an American dream through naturalization

The July-August issue of The Best Times magazine is on its way in the mail with a cover story featuring the... more


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