A group of employees and retirees who worked during the Easter Flood of 1979 gather at the Northeast Jackson Substation where a marker indicates how high the water level rose at that facility. From left Ed Smith, senior customer service representative, meter reading operations, Bob Hawkins, retiree, Louis Wright, customer service representative, Ken Coleman, retiree, Bill Bailey, serviceman, Darek Ashley, operations coordinator, and Don Meiners, retiree.
A group of employees and retirees who worked during the Easter Flood of 1979 gather at the Northeast Jackson Substation where a marker indicates how high the water level rose at that facility. From left Ed Smith, senior customer service representative, meter reading operations, Bob Hawkins, retiree, Louis Wright, customer service representative, Ken Coleman, retiree, Bill Bailey, serviceman, Darek Ashley, operations coordinator, and Don Meiners, retiree.
Insights > People Power
Remembering the Easter Flood of 1979
04/15/2019

The devastating Easter Flood of 1979 is an unforgettable part of Jackson, Mississippi’s history. The Pearl River crested and flooded the city’s downtown that April. As expected, the community rose above the devastation. And Entergy, then Mississippi Power & Light, employees were there, fighting to protect the community’s electric power supply. Now 40 years later, some of our employees and retirees still remember the damage and how they pulled together to maintain service to customers.

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News > Storms
Entergy Mississippi Restoring Power After Severe Storms
04/14/2019

Tornadoes, along with high winds and severe thunderstorms, moved through the Entergy Mississippi service area causing numerous outages. Additional crews are being brought in to help with the restoration effort. As of Sunday at noon, the customer outage count was 21,284. Updated information about outages, damage assessment and estimated restoration time will be updated later today, Sunday, April 14.

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News > Communities
Mississippians among 2,600 Students, Teachers Attending Hamilton Performance
04/03/2019

Entergy supports the Hamilton Education Program

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News > Customers, Safety
Keep Safety Top of Mind When Tackling Spring Projects
03/14/2019

Follow simple tips to protect yourself and your home

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A safety mindset and quick thinking help Cleveland linemen Kevin Rogers, Nathan Enriquez and Justin Griffin save a stranded motorist
A safety mindset and quick thinking help Cleveland linemen Kevin Rogers, Nathan Enriquez and Justin Griffin save a stranded motorist
Insights > People Power
“He slid across the water like a catfish.”
03/07/2019

Most people would hesitate to stop on the side of the road in the wee hours of the morning to help a stranger. Especially if they’re outside Parchman, Mississippi. Our linemen aren’t most people.

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Several experienced leaders will fill key roles in customer service.
News > Leadership, Customers, Employees
Entergy Mississippi Announces New Customer Service Leaders
03/06/2019

Several experienced Entergy Mississippi leaders will fill key roles as the company sharpens its focus on customer service and builds the utility of the future.

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How a READI audit helped one customer save money and start new energy-efficient habits.
Insights > Tips and Tools
More than 25,000 Mississippi Homeowners Save Money and Energy with the READI Program
03/01/2019

Diane Franczyk is one of 25,000 Mississippi homeowners to have energy-saving items installed through the Entergy Mississippi Residential Audit and Direct Install Program. She received 14 LED bulbs, an LED night light, an advanced power strip and had her refrigerator coil cleaned at no additional cost.

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Entergy Mississippi recently announced new members of its executive lead team.
News > Leadership, Employees
Entergy Mississippi Announces New Leadership
02/26/2019

Sidani, Davis and Gibbs join executive lead team

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Chris Smith is a senior training specialist at our Knowledge and Skills Training Center in Clinton, Mississippi
Chris Smith is a senior training specialist at our Knowledge and Skills Training Center in Clinton, Mississippi
Insights > People Power
A Safety Conversation with Chris Smith
02/22/2019

Chris Smith came to Entergy through little league baseball. His coach worked at the company and later hired Chris as a groundman. That was 34 years ago. Since then, Chris has worked his way through the ranks as a lineworker to his current role as a senior training specialist at our Knowledge and Skills Training center in Clinton, Mississippi.

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