Towns Coffee Shop Gutted

When I came home this morning there were flashing lights uptown. The Rumor Mill coffee shop has been gutted by fire during the night.


It is a shame to see such damage.This building had the original tin ceiling that was beautiful.,The site has always been a cafe ,and the only one in town. At one time St Charles Cafe would draw ppl from surrounding communities and was quite busy. It closed for a few years, and the new owners tried to start a more big city trendy type business with internet cafe,hoping to draw ppl from the interstate.They had frequent ads for staff , and couldn't seem to keep help. We didn't do much business ourselves, as we found the food a bit high priced, portions small and service poor.I wonder now if they will rebuild?

  • Gordon PRO 8y

    Sad, was a neat building.
  • {klb♥photography} 8y

    i'm sorry to hear such bad news...but on a brighter note, i hope you and your family have a WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS!! :)
  • HIZ DOT 8y

    This is sad. Hope nobody was hurt. Yes, I too, want to wish you and yours a Merry CHRISTMAS!
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Taken on December 22, 2007
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