Chairman Mr Robert Dick welcomed a large turn out to the flower show in Morebattle Village Hall on Saturday. Entries were once more very good with an extra large number of high quality vegetables.
In the under-16 classes, the boys took up the challenge in most of the baking classes.
Mrs Dick presented the prizes:
Cowan Douglas Cup, floral art – Linda Fox; Scott Trophy, most points flower section – Henry Wear, Hawick; Marlefield Cup, most points vegetable section – Jock Cessford; Walter Brown Trophy, best exhibit vegetables – Jock Cessford; T.G. Young Trophy, best small collection – Jock Cessford; A.L. Elder Trophy, best pot plant – Alison Wood; Morebattle Salver, most points industrial – Wilma Purves; Morebattle Trophy, runner-up – Janette Stenhouse; Mrs Annie Fox Cup, best rock buns – Catherine Mabon; Mabel Nairn Trophy, best apple tart – Janette Stenhouse; Cowan Douglas Junior Cup, novice section – Nathen McEwan; Stan Graigs Cup, best exhibit gladioli – Henry Wear; Thomson Trophy, best decorated biscuits – Jenny Thomson; Tom Wight Shield, garden on a plate – Emma Thomson; Cowbog Cup, best creation – Sam Johnstone; Jennifer Banks Trophy, playgroup plate – Carra Anderson; Mary and Bob Pringle Trophy, best poster – Susie Thomson; Alex McKenzie Cup, best stick exhibit – Stan Brown; Ron Baxter Shield, best novice stick – Billy Fortune; winner of flower show quiz – Charlotte Simpson, Hawick; big six tattie dig: 1 George Cessford 96lb 8¼ oz, 2 Tom Culbertson 87lb 0½oz, 3 Jock Cessford 69lb 9¼oz.