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

  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

  Tortoise makes veterinary history with prosthetic legs, giving him a second chance at life

  Holes in yards causing concern for Gulfport residents

  Unmanned aircraft shot down by Iran was partially constructed in South Mississippi

  Coast leaders take spillway concerns to the nation’s capital

  New Gulfport Rouses set to open Wednesday

Coast artist helping to grow cobia population

  Margaritaville expansion step closer to becoming reality

Tree removal approved for planned beach front RV resort

  Save our Coast meeting draws attention to problems created by spillway opening

  Hundreds come together to honor and remember Senator Thad Cochran

  Marine life expert provides insight into issues created by spillway opening

  Drug court provides second chance for program graduates

  Her father was the first American killed in the War on Terror. Now, she reflects on the release of “American Taliban” John Walker Lindh.

  Termite swarming season arrives on the Coast

  Graduation ceremonies include tribute to senior who drowned in the Wolf River