The candidate Kenneth Stepp has special ties to Whitley County. Pictured is the candidate and family, left to right Wilma Stepp (with recent award-winning picture, bronze medal, and trophy bowl awarded for it), Kenneth Stepp, Conrad Stepp, and Carson Stepp. Carson Stepp was born in 1991 in at Baptist Regional Hospital in Whitley County, Kentucky. Carson is an accomplished singer, and a member of the Barbourville School Choir. He and his choir will be singing on Sunday at First Baptist Church in Barbourville, on Wednesday at the Conway Boatman Chapel at Union College in Barbourville, and on Friday at the Barbourville High School Graduation in the Barbourville High School Gym in Barbourville, Kentucky, all on the week of May 14-20, 2006.