The 2017 Johnson County Old Settlers celebration with crowds of people, craft and food booths, carnival rides and nightly live music, is set to return for its 119th year from Thursday, Sept. 7 through Saturday, Sept. 9 in downtown Olathe.
Mark your calendar for Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Theatre in the Park in Shawnee Mission Park. It is anticipated that close to 4,000 people will participate in this community-wide, fun-filled and family-oriented event.
Johnson County employees helped out again to feed a growing need in our community with a successful 2017 Feed the Need campaign. This year's campaign has helped fill the shelves at seven local food pantries with more than 167 tons of food. The... more
Today the Board of County Commissioners proclaimed September as National Preparedness Month. Assistant Director, Community Preparedness Trent Pittman accepted the proclamation and offered the following 2017 severe weather statistics — it has... more
Local city, county, fire department and emergency medical services leaders have joined forces to bring the lifesaving PulsePoint app to the Kansas City region. The free mobile app alerts citizens trained in hands-only cardiopulmonary... more
Is your lawn stressed and blemished by bare spots? Johnson County K-State Extension wants you to know September is THE most important month for fertilizing hungry, stressed lawns. With a free personalized soil test, you can find out what kind and... more
Johnson County Court Services is recruiting volunteers for supervised visitation advocates. If you want to help others, are over the age of 18, and have a minimum of three hours a week on Tuesday evenings to volunteer for six consecutive months;... more