Here are the Post’s most memorable images of 2021 in Johnson County

Like the previous year, 2021 posed challenges to the Johnson County community. But it wasn't all bad news. Some old favorite traditions returned to give a brief hint of normalcy. Above, SM East students parade down Mission Road in September for the first Lancer Day in two years.

Another year is nearly in the books for Johnson County — and a lot happened in 2021.

In March, our community marked the somber anniversary of COVID-19. And as the year ends, we look grimly ahead to a two-year anniversary.