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Council: From Kitty Hawk to Hornsby Bend
The Grove, Oaks, and Austin Water in between
"...for management of compost and biosolids produced at the Hornsby Bend plant – backstage disputes among potential contractors have..."

Dec. 16, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Hornsby Bend Waste Utility Deserves Coverage
" of the most unique environmental facilities in Austin, Hornsby Bend waste utility. Central Texas has one of the..."

May 28, 2007 Postmarks

Hornsby Bend Project Decision Terrible
"...Jan. 15]: The recent insane vote to approve the Hornsby Bend project is very sad to me and our..."

Feb. 2, 2010 Postmarks

The Interest Is in Hunter's Bend Though They Say It's Hornsby
"...are requesting a permit to mine gravel on Hunter's Bend, not Hornsby Bend. Hornsby Bend has been ruined for..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Postmarks

New Health Clinic Opens to Serve Travis County's "Eastern Crescent"
CommUnityCare brings care closer to thousands at Hornsby Bend site
"...patch of land right off FM 969, next to Hornsby Bend's fire and EMS station, CommUnityCare and Central Health..."

March 9, 2020 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Happy Earth Day!
A field trip to Hornsby Bend
"...A flock of teens descended on Hornsby Bend for some inspiring Earth Day field work. The..."

April 22, 2009 News Post by Katherine Gregor

The Mayor's Waterloo
Stopped in His Tracks
"...Then there's the Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Facility, where Dillo Dirt is manufactured...."

July 26, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

Top 10 Environmental Stories
We've only got one planet
"...compost more city sewage sludge into Dillo Dirt at Hornsby Bend ran smack into a corporate and Council dispute..."

Dec. 30, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: The Army Saves the Day
The Corps of Engineers speaks, and Travis County and TXI hang fire
"...TXI manages to bulldoze the residents' homemade defenses, "the Hornsby Bend project will become the poster child for the..."

Jan. 15, 2010 News Column by Michael King

City Council Notebook
What's on City Council's agenda?
"...Item 8: $1 million-plus to repair Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Facility. Eww!..."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

$291 Million Plan to Provide Health Care for Travis County Residents
Central Health's budget to serve nearly 200,000 residents
"...the five-acre site in the Austin's Colony community in Hornsby Bend, which the district acquired over the summer...."

Sept. 6, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Road to Nowhere
Webberville Aims to Live Forever
"...instructed him to in a vision -- whereupon Sarah Hornsby, wife of the patriarch of that multifarious clan, was..."

July 26, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice: A Map of 21st Century Racism
"...60 Years of Birding at Hornsby Bend: Travis Audubon and Austin Water celebrate 60 years..."

Nov. 22, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

The Grove Gets Final Approval
With one PUD approved, attention turns to Austin Oaks
"...a proposed contract to manage biosolids at Austin Water's Hornsby Bend plant was withdrawn, and Council directed staff to..."

Dec. 23, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

"...there's "biosolids" ... See "Council: From Kitty Hawk to Hornsby Bend," Dec. 15...."

Dec. 16, 2016 News Feature

Public Notice (Condensed Edition)
No last-minute presents for ARG, BCRC?
"...of the year (see "Council: From Kitty Hawk to Hornsby Bend," Dec. 15). Let's all start up again in..."

Dec. 16, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Climbing Mount Compost
Austin's next big zero-waste project is feeding nature's recycling program
"...or lawn and leaf bags, and composts them at Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Plant. Switching to the green bin..."

April 24, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Eco Currents
Saving the planet, one Earth Day activity at a time
"...• The Hornsby Bend Biosolids Manage­ment Plant received accolades this month from..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...Hornsby Bend Gets Greener..."

Feb. 26, 2010 News Feature

County Permits TXI Aggregate Mine
Controversial sand and gravel mining project wins approval
"...approve the site development permits for Texas Industries' embattled Hornsby Bend sand and gravel mining project near Webberville –..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Michael King

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Jan. 8-14
"...MONTHLY BIRD COUNT Help keep tabs on Hornsby Bend's bird population. 7am & 4pm. Hornsby Bend Bird..."

Jan. 8, 2010 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Dec. 3-10
"...HISTORY OF HORNSBY BEND Learn about Texas' first biosolids composting program (Dillo..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature


June 27, 2008 News Feature

Green Events: Sept. 28-Oct. 3
"...Research. Arrive early (5:45pm) for a driving/walking tour of Hornsby Bend. 7pm. Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory, 2210 FM 973..."

Sept. 27, 2007 Kill-A-Watt Post

City Council Notebook
What's happening this week in Council chambers?
"...Council meeting. Item 8: $1 million plus to repair Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Facility. Eww! Item 10: Taking a..."

Aug. 29, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Plainview Estates to Finally Get Water
County signs off on connecting the 40 homes in low-income subdivision to water service
"...out, the county is getting a good deal. The Hornsby Bend Utility Company is willing to pick up most..."

April 6, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

A Short History of Professional Baseball in Austin
"...1963: Baseball immortal Rogers Hornsby, considered by many the greatest second baseman of all..."

July 4, 2003 Sports Feature by Michael Chamy

Readers: Outdoors & Recreation
"...Best Out of City Birdwatching Spot: Hamilton Pool & Hornsby Bend (1993)..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Stay the COVID Course
Six months in, focus remains on Latinx health
"...communities where COVID-19 is more prevalent, such as Manor, Hornsby Bend, and Del Valle – will get a kit..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Feature by Margaret Nicklas

COVID-19 Poised to Hit Hardest in the Eastern Crescent
Officials worry virus will disproportionately impact people of color in Austin, following national trend
"...that had been closed to conserve medical resources – Hornsby Bend, Del Valle, Manor, and Community First! Village. CUC..."

April 17, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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