August 29, 2015

County provides emergency texting service

Amy Cunningham

Thanks to a text messaging system implemented by Johnson County Emergency Management, residents now have an extra line of defense at their fingertips when preparing for incoming severe weather or other emergencies that might affect the area.…

Edgerton makes new agreement with county for 191st

Danedri Thompson

Edgerton City Council members approved an interlocal agreement that would see Johnson County design and construct improvements to 191st Street between Four Corners Road and Waverly Road during a meeting Thursday night.

In the process, the city …

Johnson County offers free soil tests

Through a grant provided by Johnson County Stormwater Management, a limited number of free soil tests are available from Johnson County K-State Research and Extension. Knowing the base fertility of soil is important for proper plant growth and is especially …

While home sales plummet nationwide, Johnson County sales inched higher in July

Danedri Thompson

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported this week that sales of existing homes in July dropped to their lowest levels since the organization began keeping numbers, but the numbers paint a rosier picture in Johnson County.…

Gardner museum to receive county grant

The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners approved partial grant funding for a project at The Gardner Historic Museum. The museum will receive $20,000 to do work on the building’s foundation.

A Gardner Historical Museum volunteer leads patrons through the

Ready, set … food fight!

Local children enrolled in a summer camp got more than they bargained for when they donned their swimsuits on Friday afternoon and marched out to a field behind Sunflower Elementary. Organizers of the summer camp, sponsored by Johnson County, had

Public Record: Marriages, Divorces July 7


Michael Lee Ash, 73, Desoto and Helen Fern Burns, 67, Overland Park

Ryan Keith Deines, 29, Leawood and Jessica Ruth Sprott, 25, Leawood

Chad Ernest Gilkison, 32, Overland Park and Melissa Sue Rufenacht, 25, Overland Park

Eddie …

Public Record: Marriages, Divorces July 6


Hamid Boumehdi, 41, Kansas City, MO and Franccesca Margarita Usseglio-Carbajal, 20, Lenexa

Dennis Evan Cooney, 36, Prarie Village and Michelle Monica Marquez, 30, Prarie Village

Todd Allen Fuller, 45, Olathe and Linda Michelle Ball, 37, Olathe

Joshua …

Public Record: Marriages, divorces June 24

Stephen Douglas Faler, 54, Overland Park and Kelly Kay Blake, 40, Shawnee

Mark Everett White, 44, Shawnee and Deborah Christine Hartman, 42, Shawnee

Jean Asbury vs. Lawrence Asbury
Karen A. Cavallo vs. Michael S. Cavallo…

Public Record: Marriage, Divorces June 23


David Scott Alexander, 27, Louisburg and Dawn Michelle Parsons, 25, Louisburg

Ivan Leroy Beatty, 46, Olathe and Kris Kimberly Shaffer, 38, Olathe

Christopher Lee Corder, 29, Olathe and Heather Michelle Barlow, 22, Olathe

Tyler Joseph Guge, 19, …