February 14, 2016

BOCC sells old ambulances, buys new police cars

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The Johnson County Board of Commissioners approved the sale of two surplus ambulances on March 29. One ambulance was sold to Johnson County Community College for $3,000 and the other to Lane County, Kan. for $5,000. MED-ACT recently purchased six new ambulances to replace older models. “The ambulance vendor offered the county Continue Reading

JCCC wins grant for health information technology

OVERLAND PARK – The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded almost $2.9 million to Johnson County Community College to create and expand education programs in health information technology systems. The grant was given as part of the H1-B Technical Skills Training Grant Competition, which awarded more than $159 million in funds to 20 states and Continue Reading

CPA, radio host to present JCCC lecture on economic outlook

Press release from Johnson County Community College OVERLAND PARK – Peter Newman, a certified public accountant and host of KMBZ’s Moneyline, will present the next Polsky Practical Personal Enrichment lecture, What’s the Outlook for 2011 and Beyond — Bright, Cloudy or Dark?, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, in the Polsky Theatre of Continue Reading

Spring Hill women to be presented with gifts for good Samaritan efforts

BNSF Railway’s Grade Crossing Safety team and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office will recognize two Spring Hill women for saving a man’s life last week when his car became stuck on railroad tracks at a closed crossing. The women pulled the man from the car as a train approached. The good Samaritans, Kachalle Young and Continue Reading