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Operation Red File
October 18, 2017

Operation Red File in Johnson County begins Thursday

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services’ (KDADS) Senior Medicare Patrol will team up with the Johnson County Park & Recreation District October 19 to kick off Operation...

Live Well. Age Well logo
October 13, 2017

Enjoy the updated version of Senior Fest

Formerly known as Senior Fest, this popular free event has been refreshed with a new name and a new venue.

Spend the afternoon of Wed., Oct. 19 from noon to 6:30 p.m. at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, 8788 Metcalf Ave. in...

Paved trail in Coffee Creek Streamway Park
October 12, 2017

Coffee Creek Streamway Trail opens this weekend

By David Markham

After nearly a year of construction, a mid-October ribbon cutting is planned for the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s newest streamway park trail.

This special event for the trail’s initial phase of 3...

Water droplet logo Imagine a Day Without Water October 12,2017
October 11, 2017

Oct. 12 proclaimed Imagine a Day Without Water

Most Americans take the water systems that bring clean water to and from their homes and businesses for granted. They turn on the tap and flush the toilet without thinking twice about where that water came from or where it will go.  

But...

Voting
October 10, 2017

Register to vote by Oct. 17

Johnson County residents who plan to vote in the Nov. 7 elections must register to vote by Oct. 17.

The upcoming election includes officials in a number of Johnson County cities, school boards, Johnson County Community College Trustees and...

red check mark in vote box
October 9, 2017

Johnson County Extension Council elections October 10

Johnson County residents 18 years and older are eligible to vote in the Extension Council elections Tuesday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Johnson County K-State Research and Extension office, 11811 S. Sunset Drive, Suite 1500, in Olathe...

October 5, 2017

Johnson County Museum exhibit celebrates golden anniversary

Johnson County Museum is celebrating its golden anniversary with the opening of a special “Let’s celebrate: The Johnson County Museum is 50!” exhibit.

The new, temporary exhibit gallery is part of the main museum space at the Johnson...

Office closed
October 5, 2017

Treasurer, motor vehicle offices to close Oct. 9 for in-service training

Johnson County Treasury and Financial Management and Johnson County Motor Vehicle offices will be closed to the public Monday, Oct. 9, for an all-staff training. All offices will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, Oct. 10.

The...

poster for the movie
October 2, 2017

The S Word

On Thursday Oct. 5, Olathe West High School will host a free showing of The S Word, a documentary meant to open a discussion about suicide.

October 5 from 6-9 p.m.
 Olathe West High School
 2200 W. Santa Fe St., Olathe, KS...