Washington, D.C.  20549

                               FORM 8-K
                            CURRENT REPORT

                Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
                    Securities Exchange Act of 1934

      Date of Report (Date earliest event reported) April 3, 2001

Commission   Registrant, State of Incorporation,     I.R.S. Employer
File Number  Address and Telephone Number            Identification No.
1-11299      ENTERGY CORPORATION                     13-5550175
             (a Delaware corporation)
             639 Loyola Avenue
             New Orleans, Louisiana  70113
             Telephone (504) 576-4000

Form 8-K

Item 7.   Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Statements and

     (c) Exhibits.

   Exhibit                  Description
     99.1    Release, dated April 3, 2001, issued by

Item 9.   Regulation FD Disclosure

Entergy Corporation

     On April 3, 2001, Entergy Corporation ("Entergy") issued a public
announcement, which is attached as an exhibit hereto and incorporated
herein by reference.


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its
behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                        Entergy Corporation

                                        By:  /s/ Michael G. Thompson
                                             Michael G. Thompson
                                             Senior Vice President,
                                             General Counsel and Secretary

Dated: April 3, 2001