UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
BEFORE THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
In the Matter of
ENTERGY CORPORATION CERTIFICATE
File No. 70-8839 RULE 24
(Public Utility Holding Company
Act of 1935)
This is to certify, pursuant to Rule 24 under the
Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935, as amended, that for
the quarter ended June 30, 2000, the transaction updated below,
proposed by Entergy Corporation ("Company") in the Application-
Declaration on Form U-1, as amended, in the above referenced File
("Application-Declaration"), has been carried out in accordance
with the terms and conditions of, and for the purposes
represented by the Application-Declaration and pursuant to the
Order of the Securities and Exchange Commission dated March 25,
1997 (Release No. 35-26693) with respect thereto.
Effective March 28, 2000, Entergy directed the plan
administrator to acquire shares necessary to satisfy plan
requirements through the open market purchase of shares.
Accordingly, Entergy did not issue any new shares of common stock
under the plan for the quarter ended June 30, 2000.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Company has caused this
certificate to be executed this 10th day of July, 2000.
By: /s/ Steven C. McNeal
Steven C. McNeal
Vice President and