Hugh Keeton

Hugh Keeton

News Anchor

Biloxi, MS

Hugh Keeton arrived at WLOX in 2015. Hugh is a co-anchor for the WLOX evening newscasts.

Although Hugh moved to South Mississippi from Springfield, Missouri, he’s no stranger to the Magnolia State. He grew up in the small North Mississippi town of Iuka, and later attended Ole Miss.

Before coming to WLOX, Hugh spent most of his career covering sports. He worked as a Sports Anchor in Springfield, Missouri; Lafayette, Louisiana; Huntsville, Alabama and Greenville, Mississippi. Hugh also served as Morning News Anchor at KSPR in Springfield.

He’s had the opportunity to report from some of the most exciting and biggest sporting events in the nation. Hugh has covered the World Series, BCS National Championship Game, Final Four and Super Bowls including the Saints remarkable championship run in 2009. He's also been honored with multiple awards for reporting excellence.

Hugh and his wife, Danielle, along with their three children are happy to call South Mississippi home. Hugh and his family love spending time outdoors and exploring all that the Mississippi Coast has to offer.

Recent Articles by Hugh

  Mississippi State Baseball set for return to MGM Park

Retiring police chief named Pascagoula temporary city manager

Judge upholds injunction filed by Moss Point Mayor against city alderman

  Coast casinos thrive despite difficult summer tourism season

  Police chief says body cam video will be released in fatal shooting of Diamon Sims

  Pascagoula Alien Abduction: The story continues with Calvin Parker’s new book

Thousands of hot meals delivered to storm ravaged Bahamas

Harbor expansion expected to start soon in Bay St. Louis

  New Bay St. Louis boutique hotel under construction

  Jackson County School Board votes in new superintendent

  MGM Park searching for off-season events as Shuckers pursue championship on the road

  Search continues for heifers stolen from South Mississippi farm

  South Mississippi Strong: Long Beach students use yoga to relax, stay calm

DeLano officially files petition contesting results of District 50 State Senate race

  Facebook page gives insight into what new East/West Coast Corridor might look like

  Lead counsel for family of man shot by officer wants body camera footage released

  Rising homeless population contributes to rising costs for Biloxi shelter

  Coast tourism officials: End of summer doesn’t mean end of tourism season

  Long Beach leaders continue food truck discussions while restaurant owners express concerns

  Coast retailers start applying to sell lottery tickets

Coast casinos celebrate one year anniversary of legalized sports gaming

  Mississippi Power customers question high power bills, say summer heat not to blame

Inclusion play area opens in Long Beach

Long Beach police investigating suspicious death behind apartment complex

  Gov. Bryant voices concerns for Gulf Coast ahead of Barry’s landfall

  Hurricane Hunters from Keesler Air Force Base flying into storm

  Beau Rivage opens multi-million dollar sports book expansion

  Harrison County EMA preparing for possible tropical system

  Future of Biloxi Saenger Theater uncertain while Hattiesburg Saenger thrives

  Water conditions in the Mississippi Sound won’t stop the Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo