Latest Johnson County, Kansas Stories

2014-04-28 23:10:00

Renew Crew of Johnson County celebrates its Twelfth anniversary as the leading provider of outdoor surface cleaning and power washing in Kansas City KS at the annual Spring Kickoff.

2014-03-10 23:23:12

Students from Wyandotte High School are getting much deserved attention for stepping up as environmental leaders in their community through the EE Community Connections program, supported by national

Google Expands Its Gigabit Fiber Internet To Olathe, Kansas
2013-03-20 14:58:43

Google announced plans last July to rollout their Gigabit Fiber Internet service to residents of Kansas City, Kansas and Missouri. Like their competitors, Google’s Fiber can also be bundled with TV offerings. Unlike their competitors, Google Fiber offers Internet speeds nearing a Gigabit per second, or about 100 times faster than speeds offered by rival companies.

2011-02-03 11:45:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The renowned and celebrated actor and director, LeVar Burton, will visit Metro Kansas City in mid February. Mr.

2009-09-03 10:22:54

Evidence unearthed by UC students working this summer at Shawnee Lookout park builds the case in the strongest way yet for a direct connection between the Native American cultures of the ancient Hopewell and the modern Shawnee societies.

2008-09-19 12:00:19

By Phil Anderson By Phil Anderson THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL The Shawnee County Commission on Thursday voted 2-0 to acquire a sliver of property just east of the Lake Shawnee Golf Course that will allow access from a new housing development to a walking trail that is being built around the lake.

2008-08-24 12:00:22

The Capital-Journal One of the key elements of the new two-mile section of the Lake Shawnee Trail will be added at 9 a.m. Monday when an 84-foot-long, 12-foot-wide pedestrian bridge is set in place.

2008-07-15 21:00:13

By Jack Weinstein, The Olathe News, Kan. Jul. 15--Olathe's growth has outpaced every other city in Kansas and Missouri, and the city continues to be one of the fastest growing in the nation. The U.S.

2008-07-06 18:00:15

By Joe Gorden, Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. Jul. 6--The search for a solution to the murky waters at Bedford County's Shawnee State Park continues without answers, but not without action.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.