<strong>Army veteran and Memphis National Cemetery employee Howard Hurst places American flags near the gravesites of fallen service members on May 22, 2020, in preparation for Memorial Day.&nbsp;There will be no public events at the cemetery off Jackson Avenue this year</strong>. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian) Gallery

Veterans’ cemeteries ready for Memorial Day visitors

Memorial Day Weekend is normally one of the busiest times of the year at the 153-year-old Memphis National Cemetery off Jackson Avenue, and 28-year-old West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery on Forest Hill-Irene Road. But like most aspects of current American life, the COVID-19 pandemic made other plans. 

Lyash touts renewables, savings if MLGW stays with TVA

The president and CEO of the Tennessee Valley Authority, during an appearance on "Behind The Headlines," also panned a set of four studies touting much broader savings if MLGW cuts ties to the federal agency. Lyash is pushing a 20-year renewal contract with a 3% signing bonus and TVA aid in helping MLGW generate its own solar power.


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