Christion named a Duchess of Hazard

On Tuesday, Feb. 9, Hazard Mayor Donald “Happy” Mobelini presented an award to a local woman on her 101st birthday. Donia Christion, of Liberty Street, celebrated her 101st birthday this week. To honor her, Mobelini and the City of Hazard named Christion a Duchess of Hazard. Christion, said Mobelini, is the first Duchess of Hazard of the new year. Christion said she has lived on Liberty Street since the 1970s, and moved there from Red Fox when the dam was moved. She worked at Don’s Restaurant for a while and as a housekeeper for many years. Christion has five grandchildren and several great grandchildren who she loves dearly.