Officials with O’Charley’s of Hopkinsville tonight honored a hometown hero as part of their reopening celebration.
Officials recognized Corporal and Purple Heart recipient, Lindell Pleasant of Martin, Tennessee as a hometown hero with friends and family in attendance.
Corporal Pleasant has served in the Army for six years and during his first tour on active duty in Afghanistan, Pleasant’s vehicle struck an I-E-D where he suffered significant injuries and was awarded a PurpleHeart for combat in the summer of 2009.
Pleasant is currently the training room Non-Commisioned Officer for Headquarters-Headquarters Company, 1-506th
The local O’Charley’s is among the first in the nation to undergo a revitalization and reimaging plan that features refurbished store interiors and exteriors and updated menu items.