“One of the better motels on Highway 30.” And the competition was tight, no doubt. The card says the motels as managed by Kenny and Helen Starns, but that’s crossed out and replaced with GLADYS ERVIN in big red letters. You can picture her behind the front desk, waiting for a guest, working through the stack one card at a time, watching the world shoot past on Highway 30, racing past the sights and thrills of the city of Clinton.

I believe that's the spot - and I believe that it's gone.