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Flix for You: It’s storytime!

Flix for You: It’s storytime!

Kendall Gaignat, JAG photographer and reporter
March 23
Filed under BLOGS, FLIX FOR YOU

I’m sure everyone has heard those “Back in my day …” stories from our parents a time or two. This show is all about these stories, but this is one that doesn’t involve parents talking about their old-fashioned technology, phones with a cord or how they only had three channels on their TV. ...

Flix for You: Here comes the roar

Flix for You: Here comes the roar

Kendall Gaignat, JAG photographer and reporter
March 7
Filed under BLOGS, FLIX FOR YOU

I’ve made it a mission of mine to watch the classic movies from before I was born because they shaped the movie industry into what it is today. Movies such as, “Star Wars,” “Rocky,” “The Breakfast Club,” “Jaws,” “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” and last but not least, “Jurassic Park...

Flix for You: The people have spoken

Flix for You: The people have spoken

Kendall Gaignat, JAG photographer and reporter
February 23
Filed under BLOGS, FLIX FOR YOU

When I was younger, I wasn’t super into history, but there were always some parts that made me want to learn more. This is one of those cases. “The People v. O.J. Simpson” is a drama about what happened when O.J. was on trial for killing his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman. Thi...

Have you seen Dory?

Have you seen Dory?

Kendall Gaignat, JAG photographer and reporter
February 16
Filed under BLOGS, FLIX FOR YOU

As a child at heart, I’m all for watching a Disney movie. Even though I’m in high school, nothing can top a Disney classic. “Finding Dory” has become a new Disney movie on my list. The sequel to “Finding Nemo” follows the adventure to find Dory. The movie starts off with Dory as a young ...

Dog with a Blog: Dog social media accounts are tail-wag worthy

Dog with a Blog: Dog social media accounts are tail-wag worthy

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief
February 12
Filed under BLOGS, DOG WITH A BLOG

For years, I have followed numerous dog accounts on Instagram, which all cover their bases on dramatic photos, silly photos and of course, cute ones. Dog accounts break up the political posts, the arguing and everything else moms on Facebook complain about. If you're looking to get out of it, here is a def...

Flix for you: Got a secret, can you keep it?

Flix for you: Got a secret, can you keep it?

Kendall Gaignat, JAG writer and photographer
February 10
Filed under BLOGS, FLIX FOR YOU

Girls, if you're into drama, death and a little bit of romance, this show is perfect for you. “Pretty Little Liars” is all about five high school girls. They have a sleepover on a stormy night and one girl, the queen bee Alison, goes missing. A year later, the girls come back together and they star...

Underrated KC: HMK

Underrated KC: HMK

Katya Gillig, Ally Nguyen, and Abby Layton
February 10
Filed under BLOGS, UNDERRATED KC

This week we traveled to HMK, an upscale Hallmark Gold Crown store located on the Plaza at 46th St. and Wornall. There you can shop, create and add a personal touch to create truly unique card and gifts. Hallmark is a Kansas City based company. They were founded in Kansas City in 1910. To this day, ...

Underrated KC: Charlie Hustle

Underrated KC: Charlie Hustle

Katya Gillig, Ally Nguyen, and Abby Layton
January 28
Filed under BLOGS, UNDERRATED KC

For this week’s blog, we broke our own rule and went to a shop that wasn’t underrated: Charlie Hustle. The store became quite popular last year, so our review might be something you’ve already heard of. However, we decided to review it anyways because it is a staple in Kansas City fashion and a pr...

Flix for you: ‘Scandal’ is superb

Flix for you: ‘Scandal’ is superb

Kendall Gaignat, JAG photographer and reporter
January 26
Filed under BLOGS, FLIX FOR YOU

If you know anything about me, you should know that I love dramatic TV shows; about 80 percent of what I watch is drama. This is one I recently added to the collection and I don’t regret it one bit. “Scandal” follows Olivia Pope. She was the former Communications Director for the White House a...

In the current: Trump is welcomed into office by protests, marches

In the current: Trump is welcomed into office by protests, marches

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief
January 25
Filed under BLOGS, IN THE CURRENT

After Donald Trump was officially elected into office Friday, Jan. 20, protests and marches have broken out not just across the country, but also internationally. Record-breaking protests occurred in Washington, D.C., New York, London, Paris, Los Angeles and even in our very own Kansas City. The m...

Dog with a Blog: ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ causes controversy

Dog with a Blog: ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ causes controversy

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief
January 24
Filed under BLOGS, DOG WITH A BLOG

The heavily anticipated blockbuster "A Dog's Purpose" has been recently accused of animal mistreatment due to an online viral video. Last week, TMZ released a behind-the-scenes video showing the lead dog being forced into water against his will by the film's crew. According to the Huffington Post, the...

Underrated KC: Blue Chip Cookies

Underrated KC: Blue Chip Cookies

Katya Gillig, Ally Nguyen, and Abby Layton
January 20
Filed under BLOGS, UNDERRATED KC

This week, we went to Blue Chip Cookies at Town Center Plaza in Leawood. They offer delicious fresh cookies baked from scratch as well as ice cream. We have been there before, and wanted to share it with others. They were named the best cookies in Kansas by Kansas City Magazine, and Clint Eastwood on...

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