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Pictures bringing back memories
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Dr. Robert Barksdale displays a picture recently featured in the Southern Standard of his mother from 1974. Bringing back the past is publisher Pat Zechman, who offers Publisher’s Pics every Friday. The feature spotlights past events that are pulled from the newspaper’s archives. - photo by Lisa Hobbs
“It really took me back when I opened the paper and saw a picture of my mother,” said Dr. Robert “Bobby” Barksdale, of Willie Crain Barksdale. “She was presenting Ricky Bryant with the Barksdale Award back in August 1974. I have that original picture, but I haven’t thought about it in years.”

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