fbpx

Posts by Roxie Hammill:

Johnson County Sheriff’s Office to spend $30K on COVID-19 antibody tests

Johnson County Sheriff COVID-19

During the course of the pandemic, some 170 employees of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office — including Sheriff Calvin Hayden himself — have contracted and recovered from COVID-19. The Sheriff’s

During the course of the pandemic, some 170 employees of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office — including Sheriff Calvin Hayden himself — have contracted and recovered from COVID-19. The Sheriff’s


Johnson County approves $1.9M in grants to expand mental health services — here’s how the money will be used

Mental health services in Johnson County got a big boost from grant money recently, making it possible for county commissioners to add more than 14 full time equivalent positions in

Mental health services in Johnson County got a big boost from grant money recently, making it possible for county commissioners to add more than 14 full time equivalent positions in









Some Overland Park residents unhappy with makeup of special committee that will look at chip seal

Overland Park infrastructure group

A history of problems with chip seal road resurfacing in one Overland Park ward has some residents second-guessing the makeup of the city’s new infrastructure advisory group. Councilmember Faris Farassati

A history of problems with chip seal road resurfacing in one Overland Park ward has some residents second-guessing the makeup of the city’s new infrastructure advisory group. Councilmember Faris Farassati




Charter Commission member withdraws Johnson County name change proposal but still wants to have ‘important discussion’

Johnson County name

The Johnson County Charter Commission will not consider a proposal to begin a discussion about whether the county should be named after a former slave owner following a commission member’s

The Johnson County Charter Commission will not consider a proposal to begin a discussion about whether the county should be named after a former slave owner following a commission member’s



Curt Skoog defeats Mike Czinege to become next mayor of Overland Park

Overland Park mayor

Veteran Overland Park City Council member Curt Skoog defeated political newcomer and retired executive Mike Czinege to become the city’s next mayor. Unofficial final totals from Tuesday showed Skoog winning

Veteran Overland Park City Council member Curt Skoog defeated political newcomer and retired executive Mike Czinege to become the city’s next mayor. Unofficial final totals from Tuesday showed Skoog winning