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EXT employee Dennis Patton receiving award
August 20, 2018

Local lawn and garden expert wins national award

If you ask Dennis Patton, horticulture agent for Johnson County K-State Research and Extension, whether he has a favorite movie he might just say, “The Seven Year Itch.” After all, it was exactly seven years ago when Patton won, for the first...

election polling station workers
August 8, 2018

Unofficial final election results available

On Election Day, 118,708 Johnson County residents took to the polls to vote in the primary elections. The Johnson County Election Office has posted the unofficial final count of votes cast...

August 2, 2018

Paratransit now available to entire county

On Aug. 2, the Board of County Commissioners voted to remove service area restrictions on county-provided paratransit transportation, making transportation for the elderly and those with disabilities available to all county residents. The...