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

  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

  Lack of funding causes closure of Coast school for autistic children

USM Center for Child Development closure leaves parents scrambling for other options

  Flooding in Stone County forces dozens of residents out of homes

  $40 million drainage project to prevent flooding underway in Long Beach

  Biloxi bakery teams up with Facebook to give away sweet treats

VIDEO: Officer McKeithen’s family speaks out for the first time since his death

  Police officers from around Mississippi reminded of daily dangers at Biloxi LEO conference

  Elementary school principal gets thrill of lifetime flying with Thunderbirds

  Gautier family mourns loss of 2-year-old killed in Alabama

  Lawsuits claim construction costs for student housing complex weren’t paid

Weekend of Discovery begins in Ocean Springs

Elderly man robbed at gunpoint in Gulfport neighborhood

Harrison County exploring options for vacant skate park property

  Teachers express concerns to gubernatorial candidate in town hall meeting

  Improvements coming for interchange on I-10 at County Farm Rd.

Coast Electric hands out donations to charities as part of Operation Round Up

  New Orleans man preserving the past by restoring Biloxi grave site