Hornbeck native Tully Thornton read his children's book, "Pretty Pete the Parrot"  Wednesday evening at the Vernon Parish Library. Thornton also performed original songs and old favorites for the crowd which numbered about 69, said head librarian Howard Coy. Thornton said he plans to schedule another reading in the future.


Hornbeck native Tully Thornton read his children's book, "Pretty Pete the Parrot"  Wednesday evening at the Vernon Parish Library. Thornton also performed original songs and old favorites for the crowd which numbered about 69, said head librarian Howard Coy. Thornton said he plans to schedule another reading in the future.