It’s Memorial Day, a day when we honor our veterans, and the memories of family and friends we have lost. It’s also the unofficial start of summer. In Marion County observances, Knoxville veterans and scouts raised over 200 flags at Graceland Cemetery Friday morning. Pella held a memorial service Sunday at 2pm at the memorial building. Melcher Dallas and Bussey vets will be at local cemeteries this morning for tributes. Most non-essential state, county and city offices are closed.