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Caliente children gather for the annual Easter Egg Hunt held Saturday at Dixon Park.

The Caliente Fire Department held its annual Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, 11 am, at Dixon Park in Caliente.

Richard Jackson, Rick Phillips, and Fire Chief George Rowe of the fire department hosted four individual egg hunts. Ages 0-3, 4-Kindergarten, 1st – 3rd graders, and 4th – 6th graders. One new bicycle and two gift baskets were awarded to the winners of each group.

The four grand prize bicycle winners were Truce Chouquer, age 3, Berlynn Stevens,4, Hector Jackson, 6, and Wyatt Stevens, 10.

Many thanks to the Caliente Fire Department and the local business donations used to purchase prizes. Prizes also included $75 in change and over 1,000 eggs, colored by the youth at the Caliente Youth Center. It was a fun-filled event for local residents and their families.